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Our American Flag (American Symbols) (American Symbols)

by Mary Firestone

  • 291 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Picture Window Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • History - United States/Symbols, Monuments, Etc.,
  • History - Symbols, Monuments, Etc.,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • United States,
  • Flags

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMatthew Skeens (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8403835M
    ISBN 101404822127
    ISBN 109781404822122
    OCLC/WorldCa63660363

    25 Gorgeous American Flag Pictures Bound to Make You Feel Patriotic Reader's Digest Editors We asked readers to submit a photo they took of the American flag and to tell us what it makes them : Reader's Digest Editors. The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag or U.S. flag, is the national flag of the United consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton (referred to specifically as the "union") bearing fifty small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal Adopted: December 3, (Grand Union Flag), .

      Many of our readers ask about American flag etiquette and the U.S. Flag Code. Here is a list of rules and guidelines for displaying the American flag and treating it with proper respect. On J , Congress passed a joint resolution, later amended on Decem , that encompassed what has come to be known as the U.S. Flag Code. Paper originally presented to the Mary Clap Wooster Chapter, D.A.R., New Haven, Conn., J , by Mrs. Henry Champion. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    - June 14 is Flag Day, the birthday of the American flag, adopted by the Second Continental Congress on J See more ideas about Day book, American flag and Flag pins. Youth and Our Values: Age insights of people who liked our "American Flag" page. Isn't it interesting to you too? In the middle layer, numbers like , 1 , show the ages of people who "like" our page. As we move towards adulthood, the number is rising, and in the youth there is a clear lack of indifference to the ers: K.


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A wonderful book. It tells the story of the history of the American flag and how it came to be. I think this is a great book for young children as a way to introduce them to /5(76). Our Flag briefly describes the history of the American flag, and sets forth the practices and observances appropriate to its display.

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This page educational comic book explains the history, significance, and proper treatment of the U.S. Flag. The comic book's dimensions are /8" x /4". This informative book chronicles the changes the flag has undergone throughout the years. F is for Flag (Wendy Cheyette Lewison) – A nice book that reminds young children of the importance of the American flag in our society.

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