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" 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. "
MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS - Page 302
1857
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Quizzism; and Its Key: Quirks and Quibbles from Queer Quarters : a Mélange ...

Albert Plympton Southwick - 1884 - 212 pages
...of giving his authority. 278. When were the Stars and Stripes adopted ? Congress, on the fourteenth of June, 1777, "Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen...derived from the arms of General Washington, which contain three stars in the upper portion, and three bars running across the escutcheon. There is no...
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1,000 answers to 1,000 questions, a reprint of the first (-sixth) 1,000 ...

Titbits - 1884
..." Stars and Stripes "? The American flag originated in a resolution of Congress, June 18th, 1777, " That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." The combination is thought to be derived from the arms of General Washington, which contained three...
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Building and Ruling the Republic

James Penny Boyd - 1884 - 851 pages
...Ordo Sechrum " (a new order of ages). Previously, June 14, 1777, Congress voted " That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternately red...in a blue field, representing a new constellation. This flag continued till Vermont (1791) and Kentucky (1792) were admitted, when it was changed (Act...
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Building and Ruling and the Republic ...

James Penny Boyd - 1884 - 851 pages
...of ages). Previously, June 14, 1777, Congress voted "That the flag of the United Stales be tiiirteen stripes, alternately red and white ; that the Union...in a. blue field, representing a new constellation. This flag continued till Vermont (1791) and Kentucky (1792) were admitted, when it was changed (Act...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 26; Volume 32

1902
...following resolution: "Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." (See stanza near the close of this article). The inattentive habit of Congress in regard to what seemed...
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Epitome of ancient, medićval, and modern history, tr. with additions by W.H ...

Carl Julius Ploetz - 1884
...June 14. Congress voted " that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation. The people of New Hampshire Grants declared themselves an independent state under the name of Vermont...
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St. Nicholas: A Monthly Magazine for Boys and Girls, Volume 11, Part 1

1884
...Continental Congress resolved " that the flag of the thirteen United .States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." This was the flag which, first unfurled by Captain John Paul Jones on the "Ranger," became the standard...
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The British Invasion from the North: The Campaigns of Generals Carleton and ...

William Digby - 1887 - 412 pages
...June, 1777, that Congress "resolved that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." When St. Leger appeared before Fort Schuyler, in the beginning of the following August, the fort was...
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Fort Stanwix

1976 - 200 pages
...Congress, June 14, 1777. Resolved That the FLAG of the United States be THIRTEEN STRIPES alternate red and white; that the union be THIRTEEN STARS white in a blue field. Extract from minutes, CHARLES THOMSON, sec." 7 Other papers printed the resolution from September 3...
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The Written Word Endures: Milestone Documents of American History

United States. National Archives and Records Service, United States. National Archives and Records Service. Office of Educational Programs - 1978 - 112 pages
...nationhood in the resolution: 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 newconstellation. The first printing of the Declaration of Independence, made on July 4-5, 1 776. by...
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