Adoption of National US Flag

The Second Continental Congress of the United States of America adopted the national flag on June 14, 1777, following the Independence War from Britain.

Date:
      June 14, 1777
Location:
      United States, USA

Additional Information:

  • Flag of the United States – Wikipedia
    Flag Resolution of 1777. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution which stated: “Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.”
  • Flag Day (United States) – Wikipedia
    In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the … Appleton, Wisconsin, claims to be the oldest National Flag Day parade in the nation, held annually since 1950. Quincy, Massachusetts, has had an …
  • Stars and Stripes adopted as U.S. flag, June 14, 1777 – POLITICO
    Jun 13, 2017 – Stars and Stripes adopted as U.S. flag, June 14, 1777 … They are: The Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore …
  • History of the American Flag | A Capitol Fourth | PBS
    Driver was able to fly the flag over the Tennessee Statehouse once the war ended. The flag is a primary artifact at the National Museum of American History and …
  • Flag timeline – USHistory.org
    A timeline of the evolution and development of the official U.S. flag over the course of U.S. History. … It officially becomes the national anthem in 1931. … first Confederate Flag (Stars and Bars) adopted in Montgomery, Alabama. 1861. ftsumter.

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