U.S. Flag Facts (Profile)

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Can you name the flag facts about the U.S. flag, its history and flag etiquette?

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Flag ClueAnswer
Stripe color
**Meaning of color
Stripe color
**Meaning of color
Canton background color
**Meaning of color
Number of stars
What stars represent
Number of dark-colored stripes
Number of light stripes
What stripes represent
*Seamstress who is traditionally credited with making
the first official flag in May 1776
The above flag was designed with the stars arranged in what shape?
Animal on early 'Don't Tread on Me' flag
Date that the Continental Congress passed first Flag Act (aka the Flag Resolution of 1777),
now recognized as Flag Day
No part of the flag should ever touch the _____.
The flag should be flown from sunrise to sunset, or at night only if what is on it?
According to the U.S. Flag Code, when a flag is no longer fit for display or repairable, the preferred method of disposal is....
On September 14, 1814, after seeing the flag still flying after battle, he wrote the poem that would become the National Anthem
Fort over which the above flag was flying
when the poem was written
Flag ClueAnswer
Number of stars or stripes that were on the flag mentioned above (there was an equal number of each)
In 1892, who wrote The Pledge of Allegiance?
June 24, 1912 - this president signs Executive Order establishing standard proportions for the flag and specifies arrangement of stars
June 22, 1942 - this president approves Federal Flag Code providing for uniform guidelines for display and respect
1949 - this president signs bill requesting that the president call for Flag Day observance each year by proclamation
Year flag was 1st pictured as SOLE SUBJECT on a U.S. postage stamp
50th star represents this state
Year that 50th star was added
July 20,1969 - flag is placed on the moon by this man
The term for a flag that is flying as a sign of mourning for a deceased person
Name 1 of the 4 locations in the U.S. where the flag is continuously flown as mentioned above.
Only the president and what other officials can order a flag to be flown in mourning?
How long is a flag flown in mourning if a president or former president dies?
How long is a flag flown in mourning after the death of a vice president?
When ceremonially folding the flag, it should end up in this shape.
When is the only time the flag may be flown upside down?
When draping a flag over a coffin, the stars should be placed over which shoulder of the body?
At what landmark are 50 U.S. flags displayed continuously?
Nickname for flag

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