Because of his kind, honorable personality, his friends and customers gave him the nickname of 'uncle sam', the way your friends might call you by a nickname. From uncle sam to the boot, test your knowledge of the 40 best take our quiz and test your knowledge of country nicknames - then read on for the europe 1 albania – land of the eagles 2 belarus – the white rus 3.
On this day in 1813, the united states gets its nickname, uncle sam the name is linked to samuel wilson, a meat packer from troy, new york, who supplied.
On this day in 1813, the united states gets its nickname, uncle sam the name is linked to samuel wilson, a meat packer from troy, new york. 'uncle sam'is a cartoon character that symbolizes the united states this name was first used as an unfriendly nickname for the us. Uncle sam (initials us) is a common national personification of the american government or the united states in general that, according to legend, came into.
Uncle sam, popular symbol for the united states, usually associated with a in american folklore: yankee doodle, a british-inspired nickname for american.
Will europeans try to help the americans in iraq—or gloat over their discomfiture.