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Flag of the United States

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The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national .... The predominance of red stripes made the naval flag more visible against the sky on a ship at s...

History of the American Flag - Infoplease

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According to popular legend, the first American flag was made by Betsy Ross, ... In 1818, after five more states had gained admittance, Congress passed ...

Did Betsy Ross really make the first American flag? - Ask History

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Jul 2, 2014 ... Although she purportedly sewed the first flag in 1776, Ross wasn't ... and soon became part of the United States history curriculum taught to ...

Betsy Ross and the American Flag - USHistory.org

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Impressed, the committee entrusted Betsy with making our first flag. ... presume, they begin to think it strange we have not made a formal surrender of our lines. ... "Resolved: that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and  ...

Flag Timeline - USHistory.org

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States and their dates of admission are shown in bold red. ... the following: Resolved: that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red .... to include any flag, standard, ensign, or color, or any representation of such made of any ...

The Truth About Betsy Ross : The Colonial Williamsburg Official ...

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Popular Lore Says She Made First Flag, but Evidence for the Tale Is Scarce .... That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that  ...

Who really created and sewed the first american flag? | American ...

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Oct 23, 2007 ... I was just informed that it is a myth that Betsy Ross sewed our first american flag was wondering if anyone has heard this or has any evidence...

History of American Flag | USA Flag Site

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For more than 200 years, the American flag has been the symbol of our nation's ... the first Flag Act: “Resolved, That the flag of the United States be made of ...

First American Flag | Historic Philadelphia

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The well-known story of Betsy Ross sewing the first flag of Stars & Stripes is tightly ... in 1870 by her grandson, William Canby, in a speech he made to the Historical ... sum of money from the Pennsylvania State Navy Board for making flags.

100% Made in the U.S.A. | Valley Forge Flag

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Although several countries export flags to the U.S., research indicates that the vast majority of the American public prefers U.S. flags to be made in the U.S.A. ...

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USFlag.org: A website dedicated to the Flag of the United States of ...

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Evolution of the United States Flag. No one knows with absolute certainty who designed the first stars and stripes or who made it. Congressman Francis ...

Five myths about the American flag - The Washington Post

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Jun 10, 2011 ... Betsy Ross made the first American flag. ... the Continental Congress, who was instrumental in the design of the Great Seal of the United States.

Who Made the American Flag? | Wonderopolis

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Jul 4, 2011 ... Some of Young's children have claimed that she created the first flag. ... It stated: " Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, ...