Who chose the bald eagle as our national bird?
Its imagery was finalized by Secretary of Congress Charles Thomson from design suggestions by Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin — plus contributions from two other committees and from Thomson, who chose the American Bald Eagle as the centerpiece of the Great Seal.
What does the bald eagle represent in the Bible?
The bald eagle’s prophetic meaning is that it represents strength and salvation. It was described as the god himself in early Christianity. It appeared two times in the book of Revelation. That book describes that this bird is on God’s side.
What is an eagle a symbol of?
The bald eagle has been the national bird of the United States since 1782, a symbol of pride and strength that earned it a place on the seal of the United States.