How Well Do You Know The American Flag?

Learn the facts about Old Glory.

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1. The 13 stripes represent America’s 13 colonies minus the doomed 14th colony, New Atlantis.

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Sadly, the experimental colony sank off the coast of Rhode Island under the weight of its steam-powered Democracy Generator.

2. The six white-colored stripes represent the six unbreakable laws followed by the earliest colonists:

• Man shall not kill man.

• Offerings of wheat must be accepted under all circumstances.

• Disputes are to be settled by feats of competitive tunnel digging.

• Sundays are for football and that's it.

• Never, ever go into the Mystery Shack! What's in the Mystery Shack, you ask? Don't even think about finding out!

• Everything else is legal.