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13 Colonies Flag

This picture represents the first American flag, said to have been sewed by Betsy Ross. The stars and the stripes on the original flag signify the 13 colonies that were united by the Declaration of Independence.

“Join, or Die,” by Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, PA), May 9, 1754. Courtesy, Library of Congress This famous “Join or Die” snake, believed to have been created by Benjamin Franklin, has long enjoyed the distinction of being the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.

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Fun Flag Day Trivia #infographic

Over the last 238 years and discover all the interesting facts, stories and people that played their role in establishing the meaningful symbol of our nation we have today. Are you interested in the history of the holiday, created to commemorate the adoption of American flag? In 1777 the original design of the flag with the 13 stripes and 13 stars, that to symbolized the original 13 colonies, that formed the Union, was sown. With years as the number of stars in this new constellation grew…

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