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Flag of the United States - Wikipedia

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The flag of the United States, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the .... In the late 18th century, the notion of a national flag did not yet exist, or was only nascent...

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

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Jul 2, 2014 ... It has also been established that Ross did indeed make flags, ... Board of Admiralty for his design of the “flag of the United States of America.

History of the American Flag | A Capitol Fourth | PBS

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The resolution stated: “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, ... Some historians believe it was designed by New Jersey Congressman  ...

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 ...

Flag timeline - USHistory.org

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The actual flag from that battle hangs in the Maryland State House. .... The federal law made it illegal to "knowingly" cast "contempt" upon "any flag of the United ...

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.

Evolution of the United States Flag - USFlag.org

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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 ...

History of the Flag | American Flag Facts | National Flag - USA CityLink

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History of the flag shows that the national flag of the United States is the third oldest of ... It is the sign made visible of the strong spirit that has brought liberty and ...

Who Made the American Flag? | Wonderopolis

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However, no actual evidence exists that Betsy Ross made the first American flag. ... It stated: "Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, ...

flag of the United States of America | Britannica.com

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Feb 16, 2001 ... Flag of the United States of America ... as the “Betsy Ross flag,” although the claims of her descendants that she made the first Stars and Stripes ...