What Was the Meaning of the Phrase Don't Tread on Me?

Answer

'Don't Tread on Me' is the motto on the flag of the first Navy Jack, a unit of the United States Navy. It was always raised on the first Continental Navy ships by the colonists in 1775.The motto literally means that the colonists were ready to fight for their freedoms and rights.
Q&A Related to "What Was the Meaning of the Phrase Don't Tread..."
The phrase is like the saying "I'm not your doormat. Almost is as if the meaning is "don't belittle or undervalue me" or by extension "don't get in my way"
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_was_the_meaning_of_...
"DON'T TREAD ON ME" comes from a US flag during the Revolution. The rattlesnake had
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-does-%22don't-...
It is a warning in conjunction with the symbol of a rattle snake used by the Gadsden Flag which is the first Navy Jack flag. If you tread or step on a rattle snake, you will get bit
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200905...
Actually the slogan goes back to the original tea party in 1775 and as such served as a fitting symbol for the tea party faction of the Republican party, and later for the Republican
http://www.quora.com/When-did-Dont-Tread-on-Me-fla...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com