In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. Flag Day is not an official federal holiday. Title 36 of the United States Code, Subtitle I, Part A, CHAPTER 1, § 110 is the official statute on Flag Day; however, it is at the President's discretion to officially proclaim the observance.
Kindergarten social studies, History strand, 4. I would use this activity to help students recognize the American flag and also the color words for the colors that are associated with it. I would read the book F is for Flag by Wendy Cheyette Lewison for this activity.
red - the blood that unites all people of African ancestry, and the blood that is shed for liberation black - black people whose existence as a nation, though not a nation-state, is affirmed by the existence of the flag green - the abundant natural wealth of Africa .
"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all ...except me" Artist: We couldn't locate the name of the artist, but the picture is featured on the back cover of the book, "In an Era of Wars and Revolutions: American Socialist Cartoons of the Mid-Twentieth Century"
* FREE #READERS THEATER: "The Betsy Ross Story" presents the story of the first flag of the United States of American. With jovial characters, this trustworthy script is based on historical documents. For more free scripts see www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com
The current flag of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, dating from 1977, reflects a long association with the United States (The Flag of the Pawnee Indians - Pawnee Nation, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, unsigned letter, n.d.). It is blue and bears a small stylized representation of a U.S. flag in the upper part of the flag.