How Well Do You Know The American Flag?

Learn the facts about Old Glory.

Each element of the stars 'n stripes represents something important about the USA.

Each element of the stars 'n stripes represents something important about the USA.

Do you know what they all mean?

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The 13 stripes represent America’s 13 colonies minus the doomed 14th colony, New Atlantis.

The 13 stripes represent America’s 13 colonies minus the doomed 14th colony, New Atlantis.

Sadly, the experimental colony sank off the coast of Rhode Island under the weight of its steam-powered Democracy Generator.

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• Man shall not kill man.
• Offerings of wheat must be accepted under all circumstances.
• Disputes are to be settled by feats of competitive tunnel digging.
• Sundays are for football and that's it.
• Never, ever go into the Mystery Shack! What's in the Mystery Shack, you ask? Don't even think about finding out!
• Everything else is legal.

The seven red stripes represent America’s Official Beer Sponsor™, Red Stripe. Red Stripe–Hooray Beer!

The seven red stripes represent America’s Official Beer Sponsor™, Red Stripe. Red Stripe–Hooray Beer!

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