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PROPS NEEDED: 7 large cards. On one side of each card draw one letter of the word "FREEDOM", so that the cards when lined up in order, spell out, the word. On the reverse side, have a picture of each item described in the verses to be said in unison on the picture side.

(Narrator steps forward, showing the picture on his card, and reads his verse, reversing his card as he finishes. He holds "F" card. Each person reverses his card after he reads his verse.)

NARRATOR: We are here to tell you about the Symbols of Freedom in the United States. We have come to cherish their meanings in our hearts. All about us in the fifty states, we enjoy the right to live and think as we please. These symbols are constant reminders of this privilege.

F‑‑For people of all other lands
  The Statute of Liberty stands
  With her flaming torch high
  "Gainst America's sky
  Promising freedom from tyrant's demand.
R‑‑0'er the Land of the free. flying high
  Old Glory waves in the sky.
  Thirteen stripes. fifty stars
  This banner is ours.
  To defend it, our heroes did die.
E‑‑Our Bird is called the Bald Eagle,
  His power is mighty and regal
  Within our Fair Land
  His emblem does stand.
  His seal is on all that is legal. 

E‑‑We treasure our Liberty Bell
  Freedom news. long ago did tell
  Independence Declaration
  It told to Our Nation
  As it peeled out the news. "All is well" 

D‑‑Americans love the fair sight
  Of the Capitol dome. gleaming white
  Here men pass the laws
  To spread freedom's cause
  And guard against tyranny's blight.
O‑‑Should Uncle Sam become to you
  To serve on his Liberty Crew
  Then try with your might
  To help with the fight
  For Freedom, to pay what is due.
M‑‑The "Star Spangled Banner's our song
  To Americans it. will always be long
  Long may she wave
  O'er the Home of the Brave
  These words we'll sing proudly and long. 
ALL PLAYERS: (in unison)
  We are Fifty States. all in all 
  Whose standards never shall fall
  Our motto is just,
  In God we trust
  Freedom, if you need us, just call.