National Symbols of English Speaking Countries

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Do you know what the symbol is of England? And what’s a symbol of the United States: an eagle or a pyramid?

By Sasha Crowe

Just like other countries around the world, many English speaking countries have their own national symbols. These symbols continue to be of great importance, even today, in these societies. In this article, we will take a look at three countries where English is the native language: England, Scotland, and the United States. We will talk about the national symbols for each of these countries, their origins, what they mean, and more. Knowing these symbols can (sometimes) make it simpler to better understand the histories and people living in these countries.


Saint George’s Cross is probably the most recognized national symbol for England. This simple red colored cross on a white background has been the official flag of England for hundreds of years. Red roses…

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