The three colors did not have any official meaning when the flag was adopted in 1777. But this isn't about me or my beliefs and I don't get to make the rules, nor should I. In the November 2012 U. And if not willing to stand unitedly with us, then they should be shot. So every Vet I will stand for you. Sorry, your right to do so, my right to be in total disagreement.
The names given were common usage in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The flagpole is designed to fit centered within the base of the hole and is removable. First you need to decide what kind of essay you are trying to write. However, the flag has gone through many changes and evolutions since the time it was first made. Abraham Swartwout's blue cloth coat.
My Nephew was one of five killed about three weeks ago in Afghanistan, being blown up by a suicide bomber who walked in to the Bagram base there heading for the Pavillion with several hundred soldiers waiting to do a post Veterans day run. Symbol of Dismay Not only is the flag used as a symbol of pride, but it can also be used as a symbol of distress or dismay. The is the most tenacious piece of fiction involving the flag. If the beach is closed, the poles of the flags are crossed. The predominance of red stripes made the naval flag more visible against the sky on a ship at sea. This flag, however, is more likely a flag used for celebrations of anniversaries of the nation's birthday.
Also called Old Glory, The Star Spangled Banner, or simply The Stars and Stripes, the U. The present is based on what had been the political flag of the previous to the which brought this party to power. As an artist, I appreciate the colors used on flags and often colors are representative of what is displayed for the eye to see. San Marino, California: Huntington Library. In recent news, both the Gadsden Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance, two bol. At night, the flags are replaced with lanterns showing the same colours.
There simply is no credible historical evidence — letters, diaries, newspaper accounts, bills of sale — that Ross then known as Elizabeth Claypoole either made or had a hand in designing the American flag before it made its debut in 1777. Perhaps you all just walk by and ignore that fact. Flags are also adopted by religious groups and flags such as the , , and the are used to represent a whole religion. The First Flag day was held in 1877 on the 100th anniversary of the Flag Resolution in 1777. Fringe is used on indoor flags only, as fringe on flags on outdoor flags would deteriorate rapidly.
Since then, the pledge has become part of the opening rituals of nearly all state and local governmental bodies. In some countries are different from merchant ensigns in order to signal that the yacht is not carrying that requires a declaration. The flag should also be raised to the top before it is lowered at the end of the day. The most common colors are red, white, blue, green, yellow, and black. Experts have dated the earliest known example of this flag to be 1792 in a painting by John Trumbull. Some speculate that the five-pointed star was chosen to further separate the United States from Europe.
Many sports teams have their own flags, and, in individual sports, fans will indicate their support for a player by waving the flag of his or her home country. Furthermore, her grandson admitted that his own search through the Journals of Congress and other official records failed to find corroboration of his grandmother's story. I believe that the majority of police officers are unbiased and protect our country as they should. Flag etiquette The proper stationary vertical display. As each state joined the United States of America, another star was added. The colors of the flag are symbolic as well: Red symbolizes Hardiness and Valor, White symbolizes Purity and Innocence and Blue represents Vigilance, Perseverance and Justice.
A national flag flown at sea is known as an. A large flag may have to be folded lengthwise a third time. In later monastic tradition, the Danneborg made its first, miraculous appearance at the Battle of Lindanise on 15 June 1219. They use the flags to indicate to the potential infringements of the laws, or who is entitled to possession of the ball that has gone out of the field of play, or, most famously, raising the flag to indicate an offence. Lots of people can't handle the heat, lots of people I personally know and grew up with sold out their ideals along the way because it was the easy way. Wright ruled that from then on, the pledge would be recited at the start of business each day that the House was in session. The last star was added when Hawaii became a state on July 4, 1960.