American Flag Images, Quotes And History there are 13 stripes horizontal wise in the color of red and white while as 50 stars in white color in the alternating numbers, around 5 to 6 each row on the blue side, which is considered as the American flag.
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The fifty stars shoe fifty states of the U.S. on the American Nation Flag, while as thirteen stripes defining 13 Britain colonies who announced independence from the Kingdom of Britain which is represented by 14 stripes on the flag.
American Flag History
The present design of the US flag was a 27th modification, before that the American Flag design from 1977 modified by twenty-six times.
The American Flag which has forty-eight stars has remained in effect from last forty-seven years, at last, it is officially announced on 4th July 1959.
On 21st August the American president Mr. Eisenhower ordered for fifty stars flag in the coming years of July 1960, which has the longest tenure of its design and in effect from last fifty-six years.
Simultaneously, the flag known as the “Continental European Colors” is historically known as the first national flag.
At first the name of “Great Union” was applied by George Preble to the Continental Colors on the American flag date of 1872.
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Why does The American Flag Images resemble The Flag Of East India Company?
The American flag more resembles the East-India-Company flag, when the Britain rules the subcontinent, that’s why the flag of the East-India-Company has the more inspirable look and Sir Charles Fawcett for this design.
Both flags can be easily manufactured by enumerating white lines to the English Red Crescent, one of the three Navy flags in effect in the time of British authority.
While as the East-India-Company flag consist of 9-13 lines and it is not effective away from the Indian seas.
However, Barry and Mullet’s stripes have the criterion in the old emblem.
Flag Resolution Of 1777
On 14th June 1777, the 2nd Continental-Congress accepted the Resolution of Flag and according to this decree “The thirteen U.S. states represented by thirteen strips, alternating with red and white, and in blue area 13 stars showing the new constellation.
Flag Day is observed every 14th June. As scholars continued to argue about it, the flag was traditionally elevated at the Middlebrooks Gate by the Continental European Army in June 1777.
During the war, the first official US flag was flown at Fort Schuyler during the plague of Fort Stanley’s on 3 August 1777. Massachusetts brought news about adopted by the Congress on the official flag.
Soldiers cut their shirts to make white stripes; the red material is obtained from the officer’s wives red flannel petticoats, while the blue material collected from Captains.
13-Star Variant Called “Betsy Ross”
The decision of 1777 is likely to define a naval insignia. By the last moments of the 18th century, the idea of a national flag was not yet available or was not yet born. The Flag order appears among other decisions taken by the Committee of Maritime.
On 10th May 1779, Secretary of War Board Mr. Richard Peters shows concern about “what the US Standard has not solved yet.”
Flag Resolution does not indicate the specific if there are seven red stripes and six white stripes, or vice versa, in a specific setting of stars and layout.
The look of stars depends the flag maker as some flag makers turned the stars into a round or large stars, and some of them began to state their stars with their initials.
One embodiment comprises to 13 five stars pointed arranged in the round; the stars are arranged to point out of the circle (rather upwards), which is called the Betsy Ross flag.
However, this flag will be used for national anniversary birthday celebrations. Experts in a chart of John Trumbull date the earliest known example of this flag until 1792.
Despite the decision of 1777, many different flags were found in the first years of American independence. Most were prepared individually, not mass production. Although there are many examples of 13-star arrangements, some of these flags include blue lines with red lines.