5 Urban Myths Concerning The American Flag&Betsy Ross

5 Urban Myths Concerning The American Flag&Betsy Ross

We the everyone loves and honor the Stars and Stripes but have not learned its whole truth

A artwork by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (circa 1920) of Betsy Ross and George Washington (far left)

Americans love our banner. We show it at concerts and stadiums to commemorate, as well as times during the nationwide tragedy showing our resolve.

We now have our schoolchildren pledge allegiance to it; we now have consecrated it inside our anthem that is national have actually a vacation, Flag Day, to honor it every June 14, also get it on prominent display for the Fourth of July.

Yet the iconography and reputation for the flag that is american specially its very very early history, are infused with misconception and misrepresentation. Continue reading «5 Urban Myths Concerning The American Flag&Betsy Ross»