How many stars were on the American flag in 1809?

Answer In 1809 the American flag had 15 stars. A flag with 15 stars and 15 stripes was used from 1795, after Vermont and Kentucky joined the union, until 1818. In 1803, the Indian Peace flag came into use... Read More »

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How many stars were on the American flag sewn by Betsy Ross?

Many experts believe that Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag, adorned with 13 five-pointed stars. Ross said she sewed this flag in 1776. In 1777, the Continental Congress passed the first fla... Read More »

Why does the Confederate flag have 13 stars?

The Confederate flag has 13 stars to represent the 13 states of the Confederate States of America. The flag gained additional stars as new states joined the Confederate cause.BasicsThe Confederacy ... Read More »

What Do the Stars & Colors on the African-American Flag Represent?

The African-American flag, sometimes referred to as the Pan-African or UNIA flag, represents the African countries and the African people. Designed by Marcus Garvey, the flag is a symbol for pride ... Read More »

How many stars are in the u.s. flag?

The U.S. flag has 50 stars to represent the 50 states. The 50th star was added on July 4, 1960 for Hawaii, which became a state on August 21, 1959. The flag has 13 stripes, which represent the 13 o... Read More »