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the Flag of the United States

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The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the United States of America.

United States Flag and Anthem by Areeb Vlogs

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It consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing fifty small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows, where rows of six stars alternate with rows of five stars.

A five-pointed star is a common ideogram used throughout the world.

The flag of these here United States of America by PropagandaBuster

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The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 states of the United States of America, and the 13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and became the first states in the US.

The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially Great Britain, was a sovereign state in western Europe from 1 May 1707 to 31 December 1800.

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Nicknames for the flag include The Stars and Stripes, Old Glory, and The Star-Spangled Banner.

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