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Flag Day

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June 14th

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God, indivisible. with liberty and justice for all.

Flag FactsCongress first authorized the Flag on June 14, 1777.The name "Old Glory"was given to our flag on August 10, 1831.A flag should always be properly folded when carried.When a flag is torn or worn it is usually burned at the end of a Flag Day Ceremony.When displaying a flag it should be lighted...natural light or another source.Only State Govenors and the President order when flags on government buildings are to be set at half staff.When a flag is lowered no part of it should touch the ground.The flag has been changed 26 times since the new 13-state union adopted it.According to military custom, the flag should be folded into a triangular shape when not in use.The American Flag did not appear on any US Postal stamp until 1926.

The colors of the Flag are Symbolicsymbolizes Hardiness and Valorsymbolizes Purity and Innocencerepresents Vigilance, Perserverance and Justice

Stripes represent the original 13 Colonies

Stars represent the 50 states of the Union

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