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.

      June 14, 1777
      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 –
    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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