The 6 flags of Texas are the 6 country flags that have flown over Texas. Spain (1519 to 1685; 1690 to 1821) France (1684 to 1690 for Fort Saint Louis and 1800 to 1803 as French Louisiana) Mexico (1821 to 1835) Republic of Texas (1836 to 1845 as the Republic of Texas; since 1845 as the State of […]
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Putin Gone Wild, Ukraine Flags Selling Out
https://mailchi.mp/uspatriotflags.com/ukraine-flag-sale-short-supply Earlier the Prime Minister of Canada decided to instigate “martial law” in Canada to stop protestors by force deeming him dictator and if that was not enough Putin decides to invade Ukraine on behalf of the Russian Federation. Ukrainian invasion by Russia is causing quite a stir around the nation and the world. Predictably […]
The Cannon in the town: The Tale of Gonzales Flag
At this point, Sara Seely DeWitt and her daughter Evaline made a flag that was to become famous: on a white cloth they painted a cannon with a lone star above it, and the words “come and take it” beneath the cannon. It was the first Gonzales Come and Take It Flag.
The Real Story of the Confederate Battle Flag
For a while the new Battle Flag was referred to as “Beauregard’s flag.” When the armies of Beauregard and Johnston combined into a new Army of Northern Virginia (March of 1862), this flag became closely associated with that force and its longtime commander, Robert E. Lee.
It is interesting that Johnston was the one that determined the square shape of the original flag, but for the Army of Tennessee he adopted an elongated one.
Why Is the Former Mississippi State Flag Controversial?
Many called for the Mississippi state flag to be replaced, and now it has been retired. Learn about the controversial nature of this former state flag here.
Who Made The First American Flag? Uncovering the Truth Behind Betsy Ross
Betsy Ross Flag Meaning the American Flag. The claim that Betsy Ross designed the first US flag is known as fact. But who made the first American Flag? Does the recent controversy tell the truth? Seven red stripes, six white stripes, thirteen stars representing the thirteen original colonies. That was the simple yet profound design […]