I will not in any way shape are form will I changes the way I think. Personally, I hate flags and think they should all be burned, as throughout history they have been a symbol of division in the world. Each country has a different flag and sometimes cities have flags, too. Various interpretations of the colors exist, but they are not official. San Marino, California: Huntington Library. Courage because our country is based on the courage of separating from what we once knew, courage of starting over, courage of fighting for our freedom.
There has never been any official proclamation Executive Order or Congressional law which defines what the colors in the flag mean. Like we walk in our faith, we must remain vigilant in honoring what America stands for or once stood for… we still have freedom of religion and not Sharia like laws. Oh, but you stand for the flag!! Flickr photo of Don Faulkner by. The is the only flag in the world that was modeled after and resembles the because Liberia was the only nation in the world that was founded, colonized, established, and controlled by freed and ex-caribbean slaves as settlers who came from the and the Caribbean islands as a homeland to live, with the help and support from the on January 7, 1822. It truly is one of the most powerful symbols of liberty and freedom that has had a strong impact throughout the world.
So Proudly We Hail : The History of the United States Flag. Mullets were comparatively rare in early modern heraldry, but an example of mullets representing territorial divisions predating the U. Design Specifications The basic design of the current flag is specified by ; outlines the addition of new stars to represent new states. Archived from on May 11, 2009. Both of these codes are generally ignored, almost always without comment.
The fringe on a Flag is considered and honorable enrichment only'. On July 4, 1960, Hawaii was the final star that completed the flag that we know today. In 1998 teams of museum conservators, curators, and other specialists helped move the flag from its home in the Museum's Flag Hall into a new conservation laboratory. However, the legitimacy of the result of this election was disputed. According to a pseudonymous account first published in the and later retold by author and U. This building, occupied by both sides at various points of the , served as a lookout and battlefield hospital. For instance, New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Boston, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco all have city flags that represent what each city stands for.
The First Flag day was held in 1877 on the 100th anniversary of the Flag Resolution in 1777. We display it at concerts and stadiums to celebrate, and at times of national tragedy to show our resolve. He is taking a stand for what he believes. What about the American Indians, they were here first and the white and black men took their land, raped, killed their people and nobody helps them. It is a popular legend promulgated by her descendants, specifically her grandson, William J. When Hopkinson was chairman of the Navy Board, his position was like that of today's Secretary of the Navy.
Canby, who stated before the Historical Society of Pennsylvania that Ross told him on her deathbed that she made the first American flag by hand. The fringe is used only inside or on a staff when carrie … d outside by a bearer, it is never flown from a staff or pole outside the fringe would fray. Do I personally agree with the reasons I have heard that some of them are kneeling? In May of 1776, Betsy Ross reported that she sewed the first American flag. The above meaning is derived from a discussion of the colors at the adoption of the Seal of the United States, and is often misinterpreted to give meaning to the colors of the fla … g itself. Flag Day Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About the American Flag. Unverified accounts have George Washington saying that the stars represent the he … avens, the red stripes represent England, and the white stars represent liberty, and the separation from England. There is also a specific way to fold the flag and specific rules about when to fly the flag at half-staff.
Archived from on February 25, 2008. Ministry of State Presidential Affairs, Executive Mansion, Government of Liberia. Do you see how many Vets are out on the streets? University of Chicago Press, 1926. Though I cannot say this with certainty, I don't believe so. Being told by another country you will drink their tea and be taxed on it sitting in our harbors.
Now, to get to the main thrust of the question, of course the flag is used to identify American soldiers and representatives, but the government and all its components ultimately answer to the American people, who ostensibly and from what I can tell, largely yet uphold the necessity and divinity of these rights. That flag will fly freely in my yard and should fly freely in any yard or in front of any building across this country. Strangely, although admiralty law applies to ships, the fringe is never flown on a ship, surely an inconsistency. But unfortunately, the mission is getting lost and less focused, which loses its impact. Despite a number of attempts to ban the practice, remains protected as.
The flag now consisted of 15 stars and 15 stripes, and was placed above the battlefield by Francis Scott Key who composed the 'Star-Spangled Banner'. The National Anthem was not an Anthem until 155 years after the country was founded, it was made so in 1931. On the other hand, the resemblance is obvious, and a number of the were aware of the East India Company's activities and of their free administration of. Capitol for sale to the public through Representatives or Senators are provided in these sizes. Heft's flag design was chosen and adopted by presidential proclamation after Alaska and before Hawaii was admitted into the Union in 1959. In early years, a flag was raised to claim a particular land or ship. Here are five of the most prevalent myths.
Related flags This section possibly contains. Hardiness because our founding fathers believed our country will outlast the land that we came from. To understand what the American Flag represents, you need to understand what separates and differentiates America from the rest of the world. What do you think of when you look at Old Glory? The United States is one of if not the most patriotic nation in the free world. Prior to our Declaration of Independence we flew the British flags as ships of a British Colony. The as the of the fledgling nation in the —likely with the expedient of transforming their previous British by adding white stripes—and would use this flag until 1777, when it would form the basis for the subsequent designs. The next morning, it is brought out and, at the ceremony of reveille, run aloft as a symbol of our belief in the resurrection of the body.