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What do the 13 stripes on the US flag represent?

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What do the 13 stripes on the US flag represent?
posted Jan 14, 2016 by Ujjwal Mehra

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13 Stripes Represent The Thirteen British Colonies

13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and became the first states in the Union.
The Thirteen British colonies are:

1. Delaware
2. Pennsylvania
3. New Jersey
4. Georgia
5. Connecticut
6. Massachusetts Bay
7. Maryland
8. South Carolina
9. New Hampshire
10. Virginia
11. New York
12. North Carolina
13. Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

answer Jan 15, 2016 by Deepika Jain
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The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 states of the United States of America, and the 13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and became the first states in the Union.

answer Jan 17, 2016 by Kapil Kumar
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