Who created the flag of the united states of america?

Answer In May of 1776, George Washington approached upholsterer Betsy Ross with a request to sew a flag for the soon-to-be new nation. By June, Ross presented Washington with a flag that contained 13 stri... Read More »

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United States of America Flag Facts?

The American flag is a globally recognized symbol. With such publicity, it may be hard to believe no one is entirely sure who designed or sewed the first flag of the United States of America. Congr... Read More »

Who made the flag for the United States of America?

In May 1776, Betsy Ross reported that she was the person who sewed the first American flag. The flag had 13 alternating red and white stripes and 13 stars arranged in a circle in the upper left-han... Read More »

What do the colors in the United States of America's flag stand for?

There are many theories as to why red, white and blue were chosen for the American flag, though these colors have no "official" meaning. According to the Continental Congress, red stands for hardin... Read More »

Is it illegal to burn the flag of the united states of america?

As of March 2010, it is legal to burn an American flag, according to the American Civil Liberties Union, but there are frequent attempts to pass a Constitutional Amendment to ban the practice. Supp... Read More »