96. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

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 … Continue reading 96. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?