Our new flag of fifty stars and thirteen stripes is explained in this film, “Our Country’s Flag”. We learn of its symbolism and why it should be respected. The “Pledge of Allegiance” is explained in terms of everyday activities and rules of respect to the flag are reviewed clearly. With the American Revolution, the Union Jack was replaced by individual flags representing the different Colonial armies. To unite the Colonies, the Grand Union Flag was created and eventually led to today’s modern flag having thirteen stripes to represent each of the original Colonies and one star for each state.
12 minutes • Color