and their meanings
United States of America
(capital: Washington D.C.)
-The stars represent the 50 states and the 13 stripes (red & white) represent the 1st 13 colonies.
-The colors are red, white, and blue. (Hope you knew that!) Fun fact I learned today: White means peace. Whoo! White is everywhere on our flag!
When Used: The flag is used on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Presidents' Day, and Flag Day (phish but I never heard of that!).
Facts Schmacts:-This is NEVER allowed to touch the ground!Oooh this reminds me of a funny short story. So for church I had to hold up the flag, and then I held it with someone else. They told me to make it never touch the ground, but HE made it touch the ground 3 times!!! Hahaha...-It can be called the following:
- The Stars and Stripes
- Old Glory
- The Starry Banner
Symbolism/Design -The twelve rays in the sun represent the twelve months and traditional Chinese hours. -The blue represents nationalism and liberty. -White represents democracy and equality. -Red represents people's livelihood and this other word I don't know the meaning to. :D
Facts Schmacts! -It may be called...
- Blue Sky
- White Sun
- Wholly Red Earth
And that's that!
(more known as Korea)
Symbolism/Color: Look at each corner carefully. Notice how the lines are not all the same. Now. I don't know which is which, but these lines mean: water, heaven, earth, fire.
Uhhhhhhh that's all I know for now!