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Symbols of Liberty:

Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi included many symbols in his colossal monument.  There are even symbols incorporated in the pedestal as well.  The Statue of Liberty is the embodiment of the universal human desire to be free.  Have your students discuss what they think the Statue means.  Have them analyze the different components of the Statue in class. Discuss the importance of these symbols.  If  you need help, click on each symbol to reveal the answers.


Activity Objectives:

1)  Students will be able to identify the main symbols of the Statue of Liberty.
2)  Students will understand the importance of these symbols as it relates to
     our nation.
3)  Students will be able to identify historical events related to liberty and
     freedom.

Torch

Crown

Tablet

Tablet Writing

Windows

Tablet Shape

Sandals

Robe

Broken Chains

Shields of
the pedestal.

Layers of
granite stone.

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