The United States Flag

The United States Flag

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The United States Flag

This is a reading text about the origin of the American flag. The flag of the United States is one of the oldest national standards in the world. General George Washington first raised the Continental Army flag in 1776, a red-and-white striped flag with the British Union Jack where there are stars now.

This worksheet was kindly provided by US Department of Veterans Affairs and can be also downloaded from their website.