Why Old Glory is Red, White, and Blue

One of the things that Americans display prominently on July 4th is the flag.  But while we might know what July 4th is all about, we might now know why the flag we proudly wave has the colors it does.  In this article we’ll talk about what they may mean.

Nothing Official

On June 14, 1777, in Philadelphia, the following resolution was adopted:

Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new