Why does the united states has 7 red stripes and 6 white stripes?
Question:why does the united states has 7 red stripes and 6 white stripes. PLZ HELP ME
Symbolizes the original 13 colonies prior to the start of the revolutionary war.
The flag of the United States of America consists of 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars. The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 U.S. states and the 13 stripes represent the original Thirteen Colonies that rebelled against the British crown and became the first states in the Union. For the fourteen original colonies.
To represent the original 13 states.
The original thirteen States.
The flag of the United States of America.
The national flag consisting of white stars (50 since July 4, 1960) on a blue canton with a field of 13 alternating stripes, 7 red and 6 white.
The 50 stars stand for the 50 states of the Union, and the 13 stripes stand for the original 13 states. The flag's width-to-length ratio is 10 to 19.
Seven red and six white stripes represent the thirteen original colonies. 7+6=13.
The 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies of the Union.
Red symbolizes the blood shed to begin the Union and courage of its people.
White symbolizes the purity of the Union.
The 13 stripes represent the 13 English colonies that rebelled and successfully founded the Confederation of the United States.
There are 7 red stripes to enclose the 6 white stripes, which makes the flag more easily visible as a whole when flown on a flagpole.
those 13 stripes represent the first 13 colonies in US.
for the 13 colonies.
the 13 stripes are for the original colonies they stoped becuase the a lot of states added on to the US thats why the stars are there to show the number of all the states. More Related Questions & Answers...