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Who wanted the turkey as the national symbol?

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Why did Benjamin Franklin want the US national bird to be the turkey?

Benjamin Franklin felt the turkey had far more noble qualities than the Bald Eagle. Of the Bald Eagle, he wrote: ... he is a bird of bad moral character, he does not get his

Who wanted to make a turkey the national bird of the United States?

Ben Franklin wanted to make the turkey the national bird, believing that the turkey would be a better national symbol than the bald eagle, who was often seen feeding on carrio

Who wanted the National Bird to be a turkey?

Ben Franklin once jokingly suggested the Turkey as the national bird, he did not intend it to be taken seriously.

What is the national sport of Turkey?

The Yağlı güreş (oiled wrestling) is the national sport of Turkey. It has been so since Ottoman times.

Why did Ben Franklin want the turkey as the national bird?

  Eagles had long been associated with empire, a form of government he was strongly against. In addition, Benjamin Franklin felt the turkey had far more noble qualities th
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Why have a national symbol?

so other countries can recognise which country YOU are. alos 'coz they look nice, i think.

How do you make a turkey out of symbols?

You can make a turkey by pressing the shift key and then the period  key. There are also many other animals you can make out of symbols.