Since we’re still a little groggy from the holiday, let’s play a bit more with 4th of July trivia and silliness.
What do the colors on the flag mean?
White signifies purity and innocence, Red, hardiness & valour, and Blue, the color of the Chief (the broad band above the stripes) signifies vigilance, perseverance & justice.”
How did Betsy Ross get so famous and did she really sew the first flag?
Essentially, she was totally unknown until her nephew, who was only 11 when she died, made a proud speech about his grandmother.
Why do we have a 5-pointed star, instead of the six-pointed star that Washington wanted?
Because Betsy Ross showed him and his emissaries that the 5-pointed star can be made by cutting fabric with one snip of the scissors.
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