A political cartoon contrasting American liberty and French liberty.

The Contrast Between American Liberty and French Liberty

A political cartoon contrasting American liberty and French liberty.

The Liberty Bell was rung when the Declaration of Independence was issued in 1776. It was made in 1751.

Liberty Bell, Philadelphia

The Liberty Bell was rung when the Declaration of Independence was issued in 1776. It was made in 1751.

Delco starting and lighting installation on the Liberty, 1917 model.

Delco

Delco starting and lighting installation on the Liberty, 1917 model.

An illustration of a girl dressed in patriotic clothing.

Liberty Girl

An illustration of a girl dressed in patriotic clothing.

A spacious public hall in boston, Massachusetts, erected in 1742 by Peter Faneuil and presented by him to the town. In 1761, it was destroyed by fire, and rebuilt.

Faneuil Hall

A spacious public hall in boston, Massachusetts, erected in 1742 by Peter Faneuil and presented by him…

A drawing of the courtroom scene when Patrick Henry said his famous speech, "Give me liberty or give me death."

"Give me liberty or give me death!"

A drawing of the courtroom scene when Patrick Henry said his famous speech, "Give me liberty or give…

The Liberty Bell above the shore.

Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell above the shore.

The Liberty Cap large cents of 1793-1796 are the classics of early American copper coinage. They represent the third step in the infant Philadelphia Mint's quest for a permanent cent design.

Liberty Cap Cent

The Liberty Cap large cents of 1793-1796 are the classics of early American copper coinage. They represent…

"The great Bartholdi statue, 'Liberty Enlightening the World,' erected upon Bedloe's Island in New York Bay, was the gift of France to the American People."-Lupton

Statue of Liberty

"The great Bartholdi statue, 'Liberty Enlightening the World,' erected upon Bedloe's Island in New York…

The Great Seal of the State of New Jersey. The seal features Liberty and Ceres holding a shield with three plows representing agriculture. The state motto in the ribbon below reads, "Liberty and Prosperity."

Seal of New Jersey

The Great Seal of the State of New Jersey. The seal features Liberty and Ceres holding a shield with…

The Great Seal of the State of New York. The seal shows Justice holding the scales and Liberty stepping on the British Crown. Between them, is a shield with the sun and boats on the Hudson River. Beneath is the state motto 'Excelsior' meaning "Ever upwards."

Seal of New York

The Great Seal of the State of New York. The seal shows Justice holding the scales and Liberty stepping…

The Great Seal of the State of North Carolina, 1773. The seal shows Liberty standing and Plenty holding a cornucopia. Below is the state motto, 'Esse Quam Videri' meaning "To Be Rather Than To Seem."

Seal of North Carolina

The Great Seal of the State of North Carolina, 1773. The seal shows Liberty standing and Plenty holding…

"The Statue of Liberty was given by the Frenchmen to the people of the United States. The statue cost more than $200,000 and was paid for by 10,000 Frenchman."

The Statue of Liberty

"The Statue of Liberty was given by the Frenchmen to the people of the United States. The statue cost…