Happy 4th of July!!

Happy Birthday America. 234 years ago you got around to a revolution, rejected the British monarchy, and made a burger king.

Good call.

American Flag

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  1. Yes, Happy Birthday, America!!!!!

    The present design 50 star flag was chosen in 1960 after Hawaii became a state making it the longest design in use—– 50 years old THIS July!!!!

    The 48 star flag held the previous record of 37 years.

    The flag has been changed 26 times since it was adopted on June 14, 1777 …..the date we celebrate Flag Day.

    The Stars and Stripes is the most popular name for our national flag.

    Francis Scott Key called our flag the Star-Spangled Banner when he wrote the poem in 1814 that also became our national anthem.

    Old Glory is a third nickname given to our flag by an old sea captain.

    The stars on the flag symbolize the heavens and the divine goal to which man has aspired from the beginning of time.

    The stripe is symbolic of the rays of light emanating from the sun.

    The red color on the flag signifies valor and bravery.
    The white color on the flag signifies purity and innocence.
    The blue color on the flag signifies vigilance, perservance and justice.

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