What flag flew over the alamo?

Answer Movies about the Alamo often depict a red, white and green Mexican flag with "1824" in the center flying over the Alamo. However, there is little in the way of evidence to show that this flag actu... Read More »

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What flag flew over the Alamo during the siege?

The only flag that is officially known to have flown above the Alamo during its siege was that of the New Orleans Greys, a volunteer company from New Orleans. The flag was given to Captain Thomas H... Read More »

What flag was flying over the Alamo at the battle?

Any of several different flags may have been flown over the Alamo at the battle. The only probable flag that remains is the New Orleans Greys company flag, reading "First Company of Texan Volunteer... 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 »

What is the meaning of"one flew over the cuckoo's nest"?

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" is a 1962 novel by Ken Kesey (1935-2001) about a prisoner in a psychiatric facility. The title is derived from a nursery rhyme quoted by the protagonist, Chief Bro... Read More »