The History of the Stars and Stripes

It was during the American Revolution that the leaders of the colonies and General George Washington saw the need to have a symbol of the thirteen colonies that would show the British that they were united and a unique entity of their own.

The reason for a flag was mainly to show unity and stand out on the field. The flag drew the attention of the eye and brought about feelings of pride, courage, and…



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Rebecca Graf

Writer for ten years, lover of education, and degrees in business, history, and English. Striving to become a Renassiance woman.