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That the flag of the United States shall be of thirteen stripes of alternate red and white, with a union of thirteen stars of white in a blue field, representing the new constellation.This was the resolution adopted by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution was made following the report of a special committee which had been assigned to suggest the american flag’s design.
A flag of this design was first carried into battle on September 11, 1777, in the Battle of the Brandywine. The American flag was first saluted by foreign naval vessels on February 14, 1778, when the Ranger, bearing the Stars and Stripes and under the command of Captain Paul Jones, arrived in a French port. The flag first flew over a foreign territory in early
We recently read about a Michigan high school senior - Allison Collins - who in response to new state legislation is working hard to put am American Flag in every classroom across the state. Ms. Collins is a Girl Scout and this initiative has become her "Gold Project." To date, she's raised $2,752 for the project and is going full steam ahead. Kudos to Allison Collins for taking on this important task and demonstrating such patriotism and leadership!
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