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Flag Day

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Flag Day - In the United States Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.

  • Flag Day Quest - This site, designed by first -grade teachers at Kent Primary School, provides an Internet treasure hunt suitable for younger readers.

  • The Flags of the United States of America - This site provides pictures of each flag in U.S. history, as well as a brief description of each. Pictures of state flags are also available at this site.

  • The Fourth of July v. Flag Day - Explains the difference between the two holidays and tells why each is important to U.S. citizens.

  • The History of Flag Day - This site provides a relatively-brief, yet accurate history of how Flag Day become a U.S. national holiday.

  • Project: U.S. Flag - This site, designed for middle school students, guides visitors through a comprehensive Internet treasure hunt.

  • A Salute to Flag Day - Education World lesson plan provides classroom activities for recognizing and celebrating Flag Day.

  • Sheryl's Holiday Site: Flag Day - This site provides a brief history of the Pledge of Allegiance. Also featured are a variety of links to other sites related to the U.S. flag.

  • Star-Spangled Banner - The National Museum of American History has posted a picture of the original "Star-Spangled Banner," the flag that flew over Fort McHenry as Francis Scott Key penned what would become the national anthem.

  • Stoney Hill Schoolhouse - Flag Day - More than a century ago, a 19-year-old schoolteacher held the first Flag Day exercises in a little country schoolhouse located near Fredonia, Wisc. This site pictures that schoolhouse and tells the rest of the story.



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