Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It

Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
Bundle of 2 - Flag of the U.S. & How to Take Care of It
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  1. This is a 26 slide, highly animated power point presentation on The Flag of the United States - Symbol of American Freedom. Each of the slides are editable, so you can modify those to meet your individual needs. NOTE: This is one of 6 power point presentations on the Symbols of American Freedom. T
  2. This is a 37 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on Citizenship – The American Flag – Flag Etiquette. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to. The flag of the United States is one of the nation's most widely recognized symbols. Throughout the world,
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This is bundle of 2 power point presentations on the Flag of the United States, a symbol of American Freedom and Flag Etiquette, instructions on how to care for the flag. The total number of slides is 63. Each of the slides are editable, so you can modify those to meet your individual needs.

The flag of the United States is one of the nation's most widely recognized and important symbols. It is a powerful symbol of Americanism and is proudly flown on many occasions. Throughout the world the American flag has been used in public discourse to refer to the United States of America.

The flag of the USA consisting of 13 stars & 13 white and red stripes is commissioned by Congress June 14, 1777. “Resolved, That the flag of the 13 United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” The Resolution did not specify any particular arrangement, number of points, nor orientation for the stars. The arrangement and appearance was up to the maker of the flag. The stars were to be in a circular pattern, to symbolize the fact that, "no colony would be viewed above another.” The stripes were to represent each of the 13 colonies.

The flag contemporaneously known as "the Continental Colors" has historically been referred to as the first national flag. Betsy Ross is credited with being the original designer of the first American flag in 1776 and rarely referred to as the "Flag of '76" but as the "Betsy Ross Flag.” There are little or no primary sources to prove the Betsy Ross story. Others have claimed to have created the first flag as well.

On April 4, 1818, a plan was passed by Congress in which the flag was changed to have 20 stars, with a new star to be added when each new state was admitted, but the number of stripes would be reduced to 13 to honor the 13 Original colonies. The act specified that new flag designs should become official on the first July 4 following admission of one or more new states. With the addition of Alaska and Hawaii as states in 1959, the 5 star-flag became the version of the flag in longest use.

In 1998, teams of museum conservators, curators, and other specialists helped move the flag from its home in the Museum’s Flag Hall into a new conservation laboratory. Following the reopening of the National Museum of American History on November 21, 2008. The flag is now on display in a special exhibition, "The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem," where it rests at a 10-degree angle in dim light for conservation purposes.

Power point presentation #1 is entitled the Flag of the United States - Symbol of American Freedom and contains 26 slides:

The Flag of the USA
The Flag Resolution
Specifications
The First Flags
Who Created the First Flag?
Betsy Ross Claim (2)
Francis Hopkinson Claim (2)
The Young Family’s Claim
Initial Designs
The Star-Spangled Flag
Origin of the Stars & Stripes
First Flag Flown in Battle
Update by Congress: 1818
19th Century Updates
Update by Congress: 1959
Robert Heft’s Design
Adam Goodheart Quote
The Flag Code
Official Colors of the Flag
The Star-Spangled Banner
Flag Display
End of Presentation

The flag of the United States is one of the nation's most widely recognized symbols. Throughout the world, the American flag has been used in public discourse to refer to the United States. It is a powerful symbol of Americanism and is proudly flown on many occasions. Desecration of the flag is considered a public outrage but remains protected as Freedom of Speech.

The modern meaning of the flag was forged in December 1860, when Major Robert Anderson, moved the U.S. garrison from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. This was the opening move of the Civil War, and the flag was used throughout the North to symbolize American nationalism and rejection of secession-ism. “Before that day, the flag had served mostly as a military ensign or a convenient marking of American territory, flown from forts, embassies, and ships, and displayed on special occasions like American Independence Day.

Power point presentation #2 is entitled The American Flag - Flag Etiquette and contains 37 slides:

The Flag of the United States
Flag Etiquette: The Flag Code
1818 Update by Congress
19th Century Flags
1959 Update by Congress
Robert Hefts Design
Symbolism of the Flag (2)
Official Colors of the Flag
Proper Decoration of the Flag
Army Institute of Heraldry
Never Dipped!
Display & Retirement
Not Used to Advertise
Not Used to Wear
Display on Vehicles
Display on Spacecraft
Display on Military Uniforms
Display on non-Military Uniforms
Display on Postage Stamps
Display in Museums
The Star-Spangled Banner Flag Display
Places of Continuous Display
Days for Display
Display at Half Staff (Mast) (2)
Folding the Flag Demo Special Section: How to Fold the Flag
Steps to Fold the Flag
Use in Funerals
End of Presentation

This power point presentation is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading...Symbols of American Freedom.
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