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How many American flags are there?
Since the founding of the United States in 1776, there have been 27 different versions of the flag featuring the stars and stripes. Each new flag represented the addition of one or more states as the United States grew westward to fulfill what it believed to be its manifest destiny of expansion in North America.
Who designed the 50 star flag?
What does 76 mean on a flag?
The Bennington flag is a version of the American flag associated with the American Revolution Battle of Bennington, from which it derives its name. Its distinguishing feature is the inclusion of a large ’76’ in the canton, a reference to the year 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed.
What does the circle of stars mean?
A circle of stars often represents unity, solidarity and harmony in flags, seals and signs, and is also seen in iconographic motifs related to the Woman of the Apocalypse as well as in Baroque allegoric art that sometimes depicts the Crown of Immortality.
What type of flag is the Bennington flag?
The Bennington Flag is a variation of the US Flag which features 7 white stripes and 6 red stripes, which is different from the American Flag which is comprised of 6 white stripes, and 7 red stripes.
When was the 50 star flag adopted?
NUMBER OF STARS IN THE U.S. FLAG, AND ADDITIONAL STATES REPRESENTED 1777 TO PRESENT
|Date of Flag||Additional states with date of entry into Union|
|49 stars – July 4, 1959 to July 3, 1960||Alaska (January 3, 1959)|
|50 stars – July 4, 1960 to present||Hawaii (August 21, 1959)|
What are the 6 US territories?
Learn more about U.S. territories
- American Samoa.
- Northern Mariana Islands.
- Puerto Rico.
- U.S. Virgin Islands.