Flags are a piece of cloth of various shapes and sizes attached by one edge to the pole or the rope which is used as the symbol of a country and also institutions. There are three types of flags. They are the state flag, civil flag, and war flag.
The American flag meaning is very well described by how the flag has been constructed over the years. Flags of different countries have different colors, shapes, and represent different patriotic symbols. Talking about the flag of the United States of America, it is nicknamed “The stars and stripes (Old glory)”. The flag of the United States of America is also referred to as the American flag or the U.S flag. It consists of 50 small and white-colored five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows, where rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternate with rows of five stars in a blue rectangle in the canton and thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red alternating with white. Those 50 stars and 13 stripes on the flag represent the 50 states of the USA and 13 British colonies respectively.
Talking about the facts on the American flag , it is astonishing to know how many versions of flags the USA owns. The current flag of the USA is the 27th version. Given below are some interesting facts about the American flag.
There are 27 versions of the flag of the United States from 1777 A.D till now including the recent one.
The American flag is a combination of three colors. Red, blue, and white each color represents a significant meaning.
US Flag codes are the rules defined by the law for handling and displaying the US Flag. When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union should be uppermost and to the flag’s own right. When displayed in a window, the flag should be displayed in the same way, with the union or blue field to the left of the observer in the street. They are so considerate.
It might be anostishing to hear but yes amazingly 5 flags of the USA have made it to the moon. And the first time the flag of usa made it to the moon was in december 11, 1972.
Elizabeth Betsy Ross is famous for making the first American flag and the creator of the 50 stars in the flag is Robert G. Heft.
There are many other facts about the american flag which includes:-
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