The Stars and Stripes. The Star-Spangled Banner. Old Glory. The American flag has many names. By legend, it was first sewn by Betsy Ross. It is shaped from 13 stars and 13 stripes to represent the first 13 colonies. The constellation of stars has grown with each new state. The stripes are constant.
Below is a list of websites that has more information about American Flags.
- United States Flag Blog
The official corporate blog from USFlagstore.com with facts, information, and interesting stories about the American Flag, its history and current events.
- United States Flag Wikipedia Entry
An extended wealth of information about the American flag, its history, design, care, etiquette, maintenance, usage and more.
- United States Flag Government and Educational Resources
United States House Flag Code -http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/04C1.txt
Cornell University Law School Flag Code -http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/4/ch1.html
- American Flags
America's flag authority.