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achieve
To gain.
astronaut
A person who flies, steers, or works on board spaceships.
banner
Another word for flag.
bushel
A measurement for things such as fruits and vegetables.
captured
Taken as a prisoner.
elders
Older people.
grades
Types.
Hispanic
A person whose family came from Spain or Latin America.
historic
Something from the past.
homeland
Land where someone is born.
invented
Created.
lbs.
A shorter way of writing the word “pounds.”
march
Walking with other people for a common purpose.
must
Has to.
national anthem
A song that is a symbol of a nation.
one
A person.
peace
Life without war or fighting.
pledge
Promise.
potential
Possibility.
quilt
A blanket made of squares of fabric that are sewn together.
reservation
Land on which the United States government forced American Indians to live.
spangled
Covered with sparkling objects.
tripe
A part of a cow's stomach that is used for food.
warriors
People who fight in battles.