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Emblem of National Unity

Dear Editor,
It was June 14, 1777 when the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia resolved “that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes alternating red and white, the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation,”
The resolution authorized a flag to represent the people of a new nation, a nations dedicated to the freedom of all its people, a nation to be governed by its people.
The resolution did not specify a pattern for the new flag. Therefore, we find many flags in our history with the correct number of stars ...

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