What do the stars and stripes mean on the U.S. flag?

Answer There are a number of views as to what the stars and stripes mean on the U.S. flag. The meanings of the colors of the flag are different now than they were when the flag was designed in the 1700s.D... Read More »

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Who really made the first stars& stripes flag of America?

While the original stars and stripes flag was designed by George Washington, Betsy Ross and Francis Hopkinson, no one knows for sure who made the very first stars and stripes flag. Betsy Ross repor... Read More »

What is the meaning of stars&stripes on a colonial flag?

The flag's stripes of alternating red and white stand for the original 13 colonies. Similarly, the stars in a field of blue denote the new constellation of the American republic.HistoryThe first an... Read More »

When was the first time the stars& stripes flew in a Flag Day celebration?

President Truman signed an Act of Congress declaring June 14th to be a annual celebration of the American flag in 1949. In 2004, Congress declared that Flag Day originated in Ozaukee County, Wiscon... Read More »

How many red stripes are on the u.s. flag?

The American flag features seven red stripes, alternating with six white ones. Together, the 13 stripes represent the original 13 American colonies, though there is no specific differentiation betw... Read More »