97. Why does the flag have 50 stars?

Why does the flag have 50 stars - because there is one star for each state

because there is one star for each state because each star represents a state because there are 50 states Each star on the flag represents a state. This is why the number of stars has changed over the years from 13 to 50. The number of stars reached 50 in 1959, when Hawaii joined the […]

96. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

Why does the flag have 13 stripes - because there were 13 original colonies

because there were 13 original colonies because the stripes represent the original colonies There are 13 stripes on the flag because there were 13 original colonies. We call the American flag “the Stars and Stripes.” For 18 years after the United States became an independent country, the flag had only 13 stripes. In 1794, Kentucky […]

52. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?

What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance

the United States the flag The flag is an important symbol of the United States. The Pledge of Allegiance to the flag states, “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” When […]