US, May 23, 2011: United States of America is considered one of the most powerful countries in the entire world and so the United States flag has extreme significance and importance to all the nations and countries in the entire world. It represents the country with stars and stripes.
Online PR News – 01-June-2011 – – US, May 23, 2011: United States of America is considered one of the most powerful countries in the entire world and so the United States flag has extreme significance and importance to all the nations and countries in the entire world. It represents the country with stars and stripes.
It is a rectangular structure with a small rectangle covering up in the top right corner. This small rectangle consists of fifty small five-point stars, which represents the total number of states present in the country (which is fifty in number). The inner rectangle is deep blue in colour and the five point stars are white in appearance. Outside the inner rectangle, the rest of the part of the flag consists of red and white stripes in horizontal pattern. The red stripes are total seven in numbers and the white stripes are total six in numbers making the entire stripes a total of thirteen in number. These thirteen total stripes represent those colonies of the country that rebelled and fought against the British rule and came out as the primitive states of the country.
Being one of the most popular symbols of the country, the United States flag can be seen at houses, buildings, and even printed on shirts and car bodies. They are also used on hats in printed form and used in printed format on badges and ornaments.
While in the country, you will find that various buildings and private houses are flying the country flags not only on some particular day but also for the entire year round. However, there are some particular days in the United States, which demands for hosting and raising the country flag by the entire country. A list of these days is mentioned below.
Independence Day: This is the day when the country gained independence from the rule of the United Kingdom. The date and time when America gained independence is the 4th day of July 1776. After that event, the 4th day of July is celebrated as the United States’ Independence Day.
Flag Day: This is the official day when the flag of United States came to achieve its status and the day was on the June 14, 1777. From then onwards, the 14th day of June is celebrated as the Flag Day. However, the day is not listed as an official holiday according to the federal holiday system of the States.
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