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The flag book of the United States

Whitney Smith

The flag book of the United States

by Whitney Smith

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Flags -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWhitney Smith ; ill. by Louis Loynes & Lucien Philippe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC346.Z3 S63 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5196547M
      ISBN 100688029779, 0688079776
      LC Control Number75018701

        National Flag Day Trivia. 1) There are 50 stars and 13 stripes on the American flag. The 50 stars represent each of the 50 states in the U.S. and the 13 stripes represent the original 13 colonies that became the first states in the Union. The resolution stated: “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new.

      Standing Flag Poles & Parts, Paper Bookmarks, TV Stands & Entertainment Units, flag stand, Polyester Charm flag Garden Flags, Bookmarks, anime bookmark, the farmer says, flag pole stand, United States Balinese flag Garden FlagsSeller Rating: % positive. Chapter 1: The Flag § 1 — Flag; stripes and stars on § 2 — Same; additional stars § 3 — Use of flag for advertising purposes; mutilation of flag § 4 — Pledge of allegiance to the flag; manner of delivery § 5 — Display and use of flag by civilians; codification of rules and customs; definition § 6 — Time and occasions for display § 7 — Position and manner of display.

      Smith, Whitney, The Flag Book of the United States — The Story of the Stars and Stripes and the Flags of the Fifty States, rev. ed., New York, William Morrow & Co., Inc., For more in-depth material, there are also a few books on the flags of a single state, such as Cannon, The Flags of Tennessee, and there are. The flag has been the inspiration for holidays, songs, poems, books, artwork and more. It has been used to show nationalism, rebellion and everything in between. The flag is so important that its history tells the story of America itself.


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The American Flag: Explore The History of the United States Flag Through Its Many Changes ("A Window Into Our Weird, Wacky, Wonderful World" collection of non-fiction information books.

Book 1) - Kindle edition by Thomas, Jessie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The American Flag Reviews:   The Flag Book of the United States Hardcover – March 1, by Whitney Smith (Author) › Visit Amazon's Whitney Smith Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Whitney Cited by: 3. Very nice book to color for any flag fan. The only issue is that there are only 25 color flags on the cover; 20 of these flags are blown up and placed on the back cover.

So for coloring reference, 25 of the US 50 states will need to be researched to color half of the book. It’s a little disappointing; the book. The book is organized by the flags as stars were added, some one,some two at a time, giving a short history of those states leading to their joining the United States and a picture of that flag.

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He wrote more than flag. Much simpler and for a younger audience than either Leonard Everett Fisher's Stars and Stripes: Our National Flag (Holiday, ; o.p.) or Dennis Brindell Fradin's The Flag of the United States (Children's, ; o.p.), this is a solid choice for introducing the history of both our flag Reviews: 3.

It provides a colorful way to learn about how the United States grew and prospered and shaped itself and its banners over the years. With stunning, full-color reproductions of each flag, this book offers a thorough and eminently readable account of how and why each flag was designed, what the various symbols and figures in the flags mean, and Reviews: Get this from a library.

The flag book of the United States. [Whitney Smith] -- Traces the history of the American flag and of the flags of the fifty states as well as State seals and important flags of the United States government and armed forces.

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