Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States.

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States.

The state banner of New Jersey, the garden state.

New Jersey

The state banner of New Jersey, the garden state.

The sixth President of the United States of America, John Quincy Adams. His face is shown in a seal surrounded by an American flag.

John Quincy Adams

The sixth President of the United States of America, John Quincy Adams. His face is shown in a seal…

John Paul Jones raising the first flag ever displayed on a United States ship-of-war.

Jones Raising the First Flag Ever Displayed on a U.S. Ship

John Paul Jones raising the first flag ever displayed on a United States ship-of-war.

Also known as Amelanchier canadensis. The branch of a Juneberry bush, native to eastern North America, primarily Canada.

Branch of Juneberry

Also known as Amelanchier canadensis. The branch of a Juneberry bush, native to eastern North America,…

The state banner of Kansas, the sunflower state.

Kansas

The state banner of Kansas, the sunflower state.

The Great Seal of the State of Kansas, 1861. The seal pictures a sunrise, a steamboat, plowing, a wagon, Native Americans hunting bison, and the state motto, 'Ad Astra per Aspera' meaning "To the Stars through Difficulties."

Seal of Kansas

The Great Seal of the State of Kansas, 1861. The seal pictures a sunrise, a steamboat, plowing, a wagon,…

The United States seal of Kentucky in 1792.

Kentucky

The United States seal of Kentucky in 1792.

The state banner of Kentucky, the blue grass state.

Kentucky

The state banner of Kentucky, the blue grass state.

The seal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The seal shows a frontiersman and a statesman shaking hands with the state motto, "United we stand, divided we fall."

Seal of Kentucky

The seal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The seal shows a frontiersman and a statesman shaking hands…

Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur…

Also known as Chamaecyparis lawsoniana. Native to the southwest of Oregon to the far northwest of California.

Branch of Lawson's Cypress

Also known as Chamaecyparis lawsoniana. Native to the southwest of Oregon to the far northwest of California.

"'Liberty Enlightening the World,' a gift from the French Republic to the Greatest Republic. Height of Statue, 151 feet; of pedestal, 155 feet." -Foster, 1921

Statue of Liberty

"'Liberty Enlightening the World,' a gift from the French Republic to the Greatest Republic. Height…

Lindenwald was Martin Van Buren's estate in Albany, New York. It was built in 1841.

Lindenwald, Van Buren's Estate

Lindenwald was Martin Van Buren's estate in Albany, New York. It was built in 1841.

Also known as Pinus taeda. The pine cone of a Southeastern United States pine tree.

Pine Cone of Loblolly Pine

Also known as Pinus taeda. The pine cone of a Southeastern United States pine tree.

An illustration of soldiers guarding Long Bridge in Arlington, Virginia.

Soldiers Guarding Long Bridge

An illustration of soldiers guarding Long Bridge in Arlington, Virginia.

The state banner of Louisiana, the pelican state.

Louisiana

The state banner of Louisiana, the pelican state.

The seal of the state of Louisiana. The seal shows a pelican in her piety, feeding her young with her own blood. This image is surrounded with the state motto, "Union, justice, and confidence."

Seal of Louisiana

The seal of the state of Louisiana. The seal shows a pelican in her piety, feeding her young with her…

The branch of a Lyonothamnus tree, which is native to the Channel Islands of California.

Branch of Lyonothamnus

The branch of a Lyonothamnus tree, which is native to the Channel Islands of California.

The burial place of President James Madison in Montpelier, Virginia.

Tomb of President Madison

The burial place of President James Madison in Montpelier, Virginia.

Dorothea Payne Todd "Dolley" Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849) was the wife of the 4th President of the United States, James Madison, and was First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 1817.

Dolley Madison

Dorothea Payne Todd "Dolley" Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849) was the wife of the 4th President…

President James Madison, who served as the Secretary of State under Jefferson for eight years.

James Madison

President James Madison, who served as the Secretary of State under Jefferson for eight years.

The United States seal of Maine.

Maine

The United States seal of Maine.

The state banner of Maine, the pine tree state.

Maine

The state banner of Maine, the pine tree state.

The seal of the state of Maine. The seal has a farmer with his scythe and a sailor with his anchor. Above the shield is the state motto 'Dirigo' meaning "I lead."

Seal of Maine

The seal of the state of Maine. The seal has a farmer with his scythe and a sailor with his anchor.…

The branch of a Malus rivularis tree, native throughout the northwestern coast of the United States.

Branch of Malus Rivularis

The branch of a Malus rivularis tree, native throughout the northwestern coast of the United States.

(1755-1835) Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

John Marshall

(1755-1835) Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

The United States seal of Maryland with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.

Maryland

The United States seal of Maryland with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.

The state banner of Maryland, the old line state.

Maryland

The state banner of Maryland, the old line state.

The Great Seal of the State of Maryland. The seal is a shield being held by plowman and a fisherman. The motto 'Fatti maschii, parole femine' means "Strong deeds, gentle words."

Seal of Maryland

The Great Seal of the State of Maryland. The seal is a shield being held by plowman and a fisherman.…

The state banner of Massachusetts, the bay state.

Massachusetts

The state banner of Massachusetts, the bay state.

The Seal of the State of Massachusetts. The seal has a shield in the center with a Algonquin Native American holding a bow and arrow. Around the shield, is a blue ribbon with the state motto, 'Ense Petit Placidam Sub Libertate Quietem" which means "By the sword we seek peace, but only under liberty."

Seal of Massachusetts

The Seal of the State of Massachusetts. The seal has a shield in the center with a Algonquin Native…

The tomb of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio.

Tomb of President McKinley

The tomb of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio.

The first inauguration of William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States, on March 4, 1897.

First inauguration of William McKinley

The first inauguration of William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States, on March 4, 1897.

The state banner of New Mexico, the sunshine state.

New Mexico

The state banner of New Mexico, the sunshine state.

The state banner of Michigan, the wolverine state.

Michigan

The state banner of Michigan, the wolverine state.

The Great Seal of the State of Michigan. This seal shows the Michigan's coat of arms held by an elk and a moose. The white ribbon holds the state motto, 'Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice' which means "If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you."

Seal of Michigan

The Great Seal of the State of Michigan. This seal shows the Michigan's coat of arms held by an elk…

The state banner of Minnesota, the north star state.

Minnesota

The state banner of Minnesota, the north star state.

The Great Seal of the State of Minnesota. The seal depicts a farmer plowing as a Native American rides by horseback. Above, the state motto reads, 'L'etoile du nord' meaning "Star of the North."

Seal of Minnesota

The Great Seal of the State of Minnesota. The seal depicts a farmer plowing as a Native American rides…

The official seal of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

Seal of Minnesota

The official seal of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

The state banner of Mississippi, the bayou state.

Mississippi

The state banner of Mississippi, the bayou state.

The Great Seal of the State of Mississippi. The bald eagle wears stars and stripes and holds an olive branch symbolizing peace and arrows representing war.

Seal of Mississippi

The Great Seal of the State of Mississippi. The bald eagle wears stars and stripes and holds an olive…

The Mississippi Valley lies between the predominant and secondary mountain-systems. It is over 300,000 square miles in area, and includes some of the most fertile land in the country.

Scene of Mississippi

The Mississippi Valley lies between the predominant and secondary mountain-systems. It is over 300,000…

The state banner of Missouri, the bullion state.

Missouri

The state banner of Missouri, the bullion state.

The Great Seal of the State of Missouri. Two grizzly bears hold a shield with the national seal and icons symbolizing growth and strength. The scroll holds the state motto, 'Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto' meaning "Let the welfare of the people be the supreme law."

Seal of Missouri

The Great Seal of the State of Missouri. Two grizzly bears hold a shield with the national seal and…

James Monroe, fifth president of the United States.

James Monroe

James Monroe, fifth president of the United States.

The tomb of the fifth President of the United States, James Monroe. His grave is at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Tomb of Monroe

The tomb of the fifth President of the United States, James Monroe. His grave is at Hollywood Cemetery…

The state banner of Montana, the bonanza state.

Montana

The state banner of Montana, the bonanza state.

The Great Seal of the State of Montana. The seal shows Montana and a shovel, pick, and plow symbolizing agriculture. The state motto is 'Oro y Plata' meaning "Gold and Silver."

Seal of Montana

The Great Seal of the State of Montana. The seal shows Montana and a shovel, pick, and plow symbolizing…

Monticello was Thomas Jefferson's estate in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1809 and appeared on the nickel and the two dollar bill.

Monticello, Jefferson's Estate

Monticello was Thomas Jefferson's estate in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1809 and appeared…

Montpelier was James Madison's estate in Orange, Virginia. It was built in 1724.

Montpelier, Madison's Estate

Montpelier was James Madison's estate in Orange, Virginia. It was built in 1724.

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877) was a U.S. Republican Party politician from Indiana. He served as governor of Indiana during the Civil War, and was a stalwart ally of President Abraham Lincoln.

Oliver Perry Morton

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877) was a U.S. Republican Party…

View on the Coast of Mount Desert Island, Maine.

Mount Desert Island

View on the Coast of Mount Desert Island, Maine.

The branch of a Myrica inodora tree, a species of tree native to North America.

Branch of Myrica Inodora

The branch of a Myrica inodora tree, a species of tree native to North America.

The United States seal of Native American Territory.

Native American Territory

The United States seal of Native American Territory.

Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia is a geological formation in which Cedar Creek has carved a gorge of the limestone forming an arch 215 ft high with a span of 90 ft.

The Natural Bridge in Virginia

Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia is a geological formation in which Cedar Creek has carved…

The United States seal of the Navy Deparment.

Navy Department

The United States seal of the Navy Deparment.

The seal of the Navy Department of the United States.

Seal of the Navy Department

The seal of the Navy Department of the United States.

The United States seal of Nebraska.

Nebraska

The United States seal of Nebraska.