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Why Does the Presidential Inauguration Day Take Place on Jan. 20th?

It’s almost been a year since senator Bernie Sanders wore his meme-inspiring mittens at the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Historically, big woolly mittens and similar comfy winterwear weren‘t the usual attire as the inauguration day used to take place in March until 1937. Why is Inauguration Day January 20th and was it a good decision to move it closer to the election day?

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Police Flag Types and Meanings

While we are used to state and country flags being colorful and vibrant, police flags are usually very different from that. The combination of colors, regardless of the flag type, normally transfers solemnity and alertness.

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When Is Lincoln's Birthday & Why Is It Celebrated?

When is Lincoln’s birthday celebrated is not an easy answer. Some states celebrate on February 11th, February 12th, and even November 25th in 2022. There are several reasons for this. The main one would be that it is not a national holiday.

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U.S. Flag Code: Etiquette and Rules

To stay true to the US flag code, one should know the basic rules of American Flag etiquette. While certain rules are common knowledge, such as flying the flag on national holidays, there are still a couple of etiquette rules that may surprise you.

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What Is the Difference Between the Navy vs. Marines?

The Navy and the Marine Corps have always had a special bond. The unique connection is reflected in many areas yet at the same time, they differ in more than one way.

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American Flags through the Years

The current version of the Stars and Stripes is not as old as one may think — the 50th star was added in 1960.

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Why Do We Honor The American Flag?

There are many opinions about why we honor the American flag. How many can you think of, and can you provide valid arguments?

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The Ultimate Guide to Displaying Your Flag

With this comprehensive guide, you'll be able to display the American Flags proudly and observe flag holidays with the utmost respect for our nation's banner. Flying your country's flag is an important part of patriotism. In this article, we provide information on how to display practice proper etiquette when using Old Glory in a public place.

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Why Do We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Every year we celebrate the birth of one man who had a dream that we can live in a country where everyone is treated equally regardless of their race. It is a valid enough reason, but let’s dwell on the topic further and explain why we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day in more (interesting) detail.

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Who Can Display the US Marine Corps Flag?

The most common dilemma among families that wish to show their support for their member officially becoming a marine is how to display the American flag with the Marine Corps flag. The rules are fairly simple, and we’ll also say a word or two about the Marine Corps flag itself.

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How To Take Care Of Your Flag In The Winter

Caring for your flag in winter is no breeze (pun intended). The weather conditions are rather unfavorable, to put it mildly. Sure, one can live in the everlasting Miami summer, but for most, wintertime equals cold, rain, snow, and wet or frozen flags.

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How to Keep the Flag From Wrapping Around the Pole

Seeing your flag flying high while having your morning cup of coffee is one of the best ways to start your day. Yet, when you live in a windy area, it is important to know how to keep the flag from wrapping around the pole if you wish to have that satisfactory moment.

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What Is the Only Country That Displays People on Its Flag?

There are 195 country flags flying high somewhere in the world. Some may seem very similar and most people have second thoughts when pinpointing them, but others definitely stand out from the group with their flashy symbols. So, what is the only country that displays people on its flag? It’s the country of Belize.

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What Is the Rarest Color Used in Flags?

While today we are surrounded by a multitude of colors and nuances, that did not used to be the case a century or more ago. Believe it or not, that’s the main reason why some colors are not that common on flags. So, what is the rarest color used in flags? The answer is — purple!

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What Is the Only State Flag That Is Two-Sided?

Among fifty state flags, some of them definitely stand out with their unique features. What is the only state flag that is two-sided? That would be the flag of Oregon. As a matter of fact, there is only one more like this in the whole world (the flag of Paraguay).

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How to Make a Flagpole Christmas Tree

Christmas is just around the corner and you’ve already started envisioning your grand Christmas decorations all over your home. This year, we’re going to help you learn how to make a flagpole Christmas tree and have all the neighbors’ eyes on your Christmas lights!

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When a Veteran Dies, Who Gets the Flag?

Veterans of the U.S. armed forces are ready to give their life for their country. When veterans die, whether in the line of duty or long after their military service, they deserve all respect from the nation. The last tribute in their honor is paid at the funeral. During military funeral honors, a U.S. flag is displayed on the casket or the urn and afterward given to a veteran's loved one - a gift presented on behalf of the Armed Forces and the President of the United States for the honor earned and sacrifice made by the service member.

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All You Need to Know About The Flags of Central America

The very first thing you should know is how many Central American countries are there. Central America is home to seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Just like the land they are on; the flags of Central America are flamboyant and of vibrant colors.

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4 Myths Around The Mexican Flag That Might Surprise You

The Mexican flag is certainly one of the more eye-catching ones compared to the rest of the world. For starters, its coat of arms is an eagle fighting a serpent, while most country flags with animal imagery do not represent any conflict and have just one animal.

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American Flag: Complete History from 1777 to Date

Truth be told, the current Old Glory is not that old. As a matter of fact, the contemporary design has been flying in front of American homes and institutions since 1959. Therefore, you can guess the history of the Stars and Stripes was quite turbulent, so let’s take a closer look at how it all started and how we got to the final look of fifty white stars on the blue surface

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