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Questions about emblems such as flags, coats-of-arms, or any other other national symbols such as animals or trees.


There are usually keys nearby, but black means that you can swim,  but there are dangerous animals in the area and you should stay  cautious. Orange means that there are sudden drop offs or a sudden  population in bait fish that could attract predators.
Yes, Its legal to fly it in any state. It's your 1st Amendment right.
UAE have 4 colour on their flag:Red on the left of the flag Green on the top White in the middle And Black on the bottom. :)
The Religion and Freedom in which people may follow
It means "The Universal Symbol Of Freedom"
In the late 18th century green had become associated as the colourof revolution. The United Irishmen, founded in the 1790s, wereinspired by the French revolution, and used a green flag, to whichthey had a harp emblazoned. A rival organisation, the Orange Order,whose main strength was in Ulster, and...
its value is how we made peace we made with the French ALSO we need pennies for in the future because the U.S. is going to stop making pennies so save every pe
As far as I am aware it was never released by Milton Bradley.    The original Game of Flags was released in 1896 and has been  published over the years since then by: The Cincinnati Game  Company, Fireside Game Company, and The United States Playing Card  company.
The crimson/red color is a traditional Nepalese color and the blue outlined edge represents the country's peaceful nature. The two triangular portions of the Nepalese flag represent the Himalayan Mountains and the two main religions of the nation - which are Buddhism and Hinduism. The moon and sun...
The official flag of Canada (the Maple Leaf flag) was adopted in 1965, replacing the previously-used design of the Canadian Red Ensign.   In 1921, King George V proclaimed the official colors of Canada as red, from Saint George's Cross, and white, from the French royal emblem since King Charles...
An internal spiral staircase is visible in this picture: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Statue_of_Liberty_interior.jpg
Yes, there is one line of symmetry on the Canadian flag. The line of symmetry is in the middle of the flag. Divide the flag at the middle vertically.
The statue arrived in New York Harbor on June 17, 1885 on board the  French frigate Isère commanded by Lespinasse De Saune. It  arrived in parts. A section of the arm was displayed at the  American Centennial in Philadelphia.
It was modeled after the 'California Grizzly Bear' in captivity.  The bear was named Monarch and was captured by a newsreporter.
There have been several designs of the Mexican flag throughout theyears, and as many people involved in its design, since Mexicobecame independent in 1821. The very first design, adopted onFebruary 24, 1821 was designed by Jose Magdaleno Ocampo (1775 -18??) a tailor of the Army of the Three...
The Green stripe the nationalist tradition, the Orange represents unionists and the white stripe symbolizes the peace between them. The orange colour is associated with the Protestants in Ulster and those that derived from William III who defeated the Irish Catholics at the Battle of the Boyne in...
King George V declared the official color of Canada as red, from St. George's cross.
  == Answer ==   I would take a guess that its the area where you produce wine, i.e. California, this link may help you http://www.wineinstitute.org/industry/ava/what/index.htm
If you are talking about Six Flags Over Texas, then it is special  because it was the first Six Flags amusment park.
  Jacks are additional national flags flown by warships (and certain other vessels) at the head of the ship. These are usually flown while not underway and when the ship is dressed on special occasions. Jacks in the Royal Navy must be run up when the first line is ashore when coming alongside. ...
Yes the whole Statue is hollow
Accordingly to the heraldry: Polish Flag's colors shall imitate the National Emblem(White Eagle in Red field) of Poland. But, answering your question (again, accordingly to the heraldry): . Upper White bar represents Silver and Water , however spiritually - it represents purity and ...
It is the colour of the union jack and it just happened to be red.
Hard ShipNothing to my knowledge. Since the 19th Century Lady Liberty has always been portrayed wearing Roman-type dress, complete with sandals.
how did the statue of lberty help impacted the people?
The circle in the middle of the flag represents the sun. Japan's name translates to "The land of the rising sun." The white represents honesty and purity and the red disc is a sun symbol meaning brightness, sincerity and warmth. (World Flags)
Italy's flag is a tricolour, with three equally sized vertical bands of green, white and red, with green nearest the flag pole and white in the middle.
== Answer ==   They picked a rising sun for the flag because Japan is the easternmost country in the world, and the sun rises in the east.   The exact origin of the flag "Hinomaru" is unknown. However, historically, the sun has had a religious connotation in Japan, and the rising sun has had...
Yeah there are 50 states for 50 stars
the things that are related to our aboriginals and animals
  Fly it properly - right side up. Fold it in proper triangle shape. Dispose of weathered and tattered flags properly by turning them over to a local VFW.   http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/flagetiq.html   http://www.diplomaframe.com/pages/344_proper_flag_care.cfm
if you are an American i would think red white and blue.
Try:. http://www.innvista.com/HEALTH/nutrition/vitamins/b1.htm. From Google search on "alinamin"
The 'Union Flag' or the UK is commonly (and incorrectly) called the Union Jack. A jack is a small flagpole on the front of a ships. This is where the Union Flag is flown on Royal Navy ships, hence a flag used for that specific purpose is called a Union jack flag. All other usage, other than naval,...
The features on the Australian flag are:The Union Jackthe Southern Cross (a constellation)The Commonwealth star, also known as the Federal star, which represents all the states and territories of Australia
i don't really know I'm sorry to tell you. i don't know why i even clicked answer it I'm sorry to tell you this if you don't appreciate it well to tell you i don't either.
the colors of the American flag are red white and blue. the stars in the blue square represent the fifty states and the red and white stripes represent the war we won against the British.
50 stars, one for each state.
It was in a fortune cookie written by the charector Homer Simpson on the Simpsons tv show.
The idea for the statue originated in 1865 with Edouard de  Laboulaye, a French educator and the author of several books on the  United States, as a response to the assassination of Abraham  Lincoln. - Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty Volume 2 page 585
Greece's national flower is the Bear's breech (Acanthus Mollis), ithas long white and violet or rose colored blooms.
because its not respectful to the flagActually, (assuming we're talking U.S. flag) you don't have to burn the flag if it touches the ground. That is an urban legend. Try a google search for "U.S. flag etiquette" and one of the links is the offical U.S. government site with information. The only time...
Nothing. The colors of the US Flag don't have any official meaning. Many people and organizations have attempted to give specific meanings for the color selection, but none of that is officially recognized. According to the U.S. Government, the colors are just that: colors, with no additional...
white-hope,purity,and innocence?red-hardiness and valor?blue-reverence to god,loyalty,vigilance,perseverance,and valor?:
The Australian National Flag was chosen at a design competition  after the Federation of Australia in 1901. The current design with  the seven-pointed Commonwealth Star on the Blue Ensign and the  Union Jack in the corner was chosen in 1908.
The tablet is suppose to represent law & order.
The Statue of Liberty is a creation of French sculptor Frederic  Auguste Bartholdi. It is made from copper sheets, making it  relatively light for its size.
green:charity white:snowred:blood
There is a small clue in the name of the Canadian colony; The province of BRITISH Columbia was named in 1848 by the BRITISH Queen Victoria, it seemed appropriate, when designing the flag, that the former BRITISH overseas colony with the name BRITISH in it should somehow incorporate elements of the...
No one knows who designed the first American Flag.
The Statue of Liberty in New York City is a symbol of freedom. It  also signifies the friendship between France and the United States.
the red ''plus sign'' stands for england the blue backround stand for scotlandand the ''red x'' stands for ireland.If you're not sure what i mean, look at the british flag and you'll see what i mean!:)
8 People carry it into the stadium unfolded.
Nothing, it's just a colour. Some people say its from Riksvapnet (the coat of arms), but it doesn't mean anything.
The Bear Flag Revolt took place in California, while Mexico still had control of it. While US and Mexico were feuding, John Fremont, a US army major, began encouraging the Americans living in Mexico's California to revolt. 33 people did, creating a flag for the "California Republic". The flag had a...
A flag with red borders on each side and white in the middle with a red maple leaf in the center.
Yes; the design dates from the 18th century and as such is in the public domain. Although not addressed by copyright, you will want to take care that the business cards don't fraudulently imply a connection with the state government.
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Torch : The torch is the strongest symbol that Bartholdi incorporated into the Statue. In fact the Statue's real name reflects its true meaning: "Liberty Enlightening the World". Crown: The statue wears a crown with seven spikes. This represents the 7 seas and 7 continents of the world, re...
Fredrick Auguste Bartholdi.
This large star is known as the Federation star, or Commonwealth star. Six of the points stand for each of the six states of Australia that united at Federation, whilst the seventh point represents all of Australia's territories - the Northern Territory, the ACT and the seven external (offshore)...
Contrary to popular belief, the colour of the rings do not represent any specific continent. The only link that the flag has to the continents is the representation of the 5 continents coming together in unity, 5 rings - 5 continents. The colours have not been assigned to any continent.
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Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao are known as the ABC Islands . They're the three westernmost islands of the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. Aruba is the smallest of the three at 74.5 square miles [193 square kilometers]. Curaçao is the largest at 171.4 square miles [444 square kilometers]. ...
Union means exactly that - a union, in this case of England, Scotland and Wales. Jack is another name for a flag. A jack is a particular kind of flag.
you go to 1953 A.D. on the top of mount Everest then bring it back to 1882 and give it to the guy at the top of the construction
red is soldarity and courageblue is the environment around us such as sea, sky and waterwhite is peace and friendliness
The Irish flag features green, white and orange. These colors runin three consecutive vertical lines which are evenly balanced.
Red and white are the colours on the Canadian flag.
Australia was a colony of the UK, hence the British Union Flag being incorporated in the design of the Australian Flag.
The flag of New Zealand is very similar to the Australian flag, but there are clear differences when they are compared alongside each other.