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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
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United States. Department of State - 1977
...resolutions in quick succession. ". . .The flag of the United States [shall] be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." Several minutes later, they give the command of the ship RANGER to Captain John Paul Jones. In Europe,...
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Ronald Reagan, Volume 1

United States. President (1981-1989 : Reagan) - 1982
...independence. The delegates voted "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." Two centuries later, with the addition of thirty-seven stars, this flag still symbolizes our shared...
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Measures to Protect the American Flag: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1990 - 178 pages
...CONTINENTAL CONGRESS DECLARED 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." FORTY-ONE YEARS LATER, IN 1818, CONGRESS PASSED A LAW ENSURING THAT EVERY STATE WOULD BE REPRESENTED...
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The Constitution and the Flag: The flag salute cases

Michael Kent Curtis - 1993 - 344 pages
...Continental Congress 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."185 In 1795, two stripes and two stars were added to flag to reflect the admission of...
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Coping with an Immigrant Parent

Moira Davison Reynolds - 1993 - 153 pages
...resolution: Resolved: that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white, and that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. The thirteen stars and stripes stood for the original colonies that signed the Declaration of Independence....
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Our Flag

1994 - 52 pages
...1777. The resolution read: "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. " The resolution gave no instruction as to how many points the stars should have, nor how the stars...
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Private Needs, Public Selves: Talk about Religion in America, Volume 10

John K. Roth - 1997 - 262 pages
...June 14, 1777. It specified that the flag of the United States should be "thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." A century later, Congress called for public displays on June 14, 1877, to commemorate the flag's one-hundredth...
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Our Flag

1998 - 48 pages
...1777. The resolution read: "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. " The resolution gave no instruction as to how many points the stars should have, nor how the stars...
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Our Flag

John W. Warner - 2000 - 51 pages
...1777. The resolution read: "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. " The resolution gave no instruction as to how many points the stars should have, nor how the stars...
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高级英语视听说教程: 学生用书

1998 - 169 pages
...following resolution; "Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be thir teen stripes alternate red and -white; that the union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation. " This flag received its first salute from another country on Feb. 14, 1778, when French vessels in...
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