What do the red stripes on the american flag mean?

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The 13 alternating red and white stripes on the United States of America flag stand for the first 13 colonies that made up the United States when it became a country.
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There are 13 stripes on the American Flag. Those 13 stripes represent the original 13 colonies. The American Flag also has 50 stars that represent the 50 states.
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There are seven red and six white stripes on the American flag. (thirteen)
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Red symbolizes Hardiness and Valor. The white stripes aren't
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The flag has a red stripe at the top and bottom. There are six white stripes alternating with seven red stripes. The 13-stripe design was originally set on June 14, 1777, according
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The 13 stripes of red alternating with white represent the original thirteen colonies that rebelled against the British monarchy and became the first states in ...
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