The Flag of the United States of America, and the
For more than 200 years, the American flag has
been the symbol of nation's strength and unity.
It's been a source of pride and inspiration for
millions of citizens. And the American Flag has
been a prominent icon in national history.
The US Flag consists of thirteen horizontal
stripes, seven red alternating with 6 white.
The stripes represent the original 13 colonies; the stars
represent the 50 states of the Union. The colors of
the flag are symbolic as well: Red symbolizes Hardiness
and Valor, White symbolizes Purity and Innocence and
Blue represents Vigilance, Perseverance and Justice.