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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_United_States

The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national ... The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 states of the United States of America, and the 13 stripes represent the ... Soldiers cut up their shirts to make the white stripes; scarlet material to form the red was secured from red flannel ...

www.usflag.org/colors.html

In heraldic devices, such as seals, each element has a specific meaning. ... "The colors of the pales (the vertical stripes) are those used in the flag of the United ...

www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/words/stars_and_stripes.htm

There are 13 red and white stripes in the flag of the USA. These 13 stripes (seven red and six white ones) represent the former Thirteen Colonies. On 4 July ...

swampland.time.com/2013/07/04/why-the-u-s-flag-is-red-white-and-blue

Jul 4, 2013 ... But many never even stop to ask the question, "Why does America salute ... that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; ... The three colors did not have any official meaning when the flag was ...

www.reference.com/world-view/stripes-flag-mean-e404cfe814c2c963

The stripes that are present on the flag of the United States are representative of the original 13 colonies that existed in the U.S. The red stripes represent the ...

owlcation.com/humanities/What-Does-The-United-States-Flag-Mean

Jun 14, 2017 ... We all know that the fifty stars represent the fifty states, and the stripes represent the original thirteen colonies. We also know that Betsy Ross ...

www.aarp.org/politics-society/history/info-06-2011/5-myths-about-the-american-flag.html

Americans love and honor the Stars and Stripes but don't always know the whole ... exists providing an official reason for the flag's colors — or their meaning. ... Stripes has to do with the simple fact that they were the colors of the first flag of the ...

www.colonialflag.com/symbolism-of-the-red-white-and-blue

The Symbolism of the American Flag is of revolutionary significance. ... Alternating in red and white, the 13 stripes also represent the 13 original colonies that ...

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question10317.html

The United States flag has 13 stripes - 7 red and 6 white. Red stripes are on both top and bottom edges. The stripes represent the original 13 ...