The bald eagle is very close to exctinction right now. The acts made to protect eagles like the Golden Eagle Act. But, eagles are till dieing. History: The bald eagle was the national symbol of America. It was chosen by our founding fathers and symbolise freedom, spirit, and pursuit of excellence. This symbol has shown up in all around America and plays an important role in American art, folklore, architecture, and art. The bald eagle was offically the national emblem of America by the Second Continental Congress in 1782. Injustice: The bald eagle are dieing right now by pesticide, guns, traps, power lines, windmills, contaminants, poison, and destruction of their habitat. Power lines strangle eagles, windmills hit eagles with their blades, poison kills eagles slowly, and shot by guns. Slogan: Save our national emblem from fading! Our goals: Save the bald eagles from total extinction.