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


Soccer (better known as football) is extremely popular in mostcountries of the world.
There are usually keys nearby, but black means that you can swim,but there are dangerous animals in the area and you should staycautious. Orange means that there are sudden drop offs or a suddenpopulation in bait fish that could attract predators.
Yes, Its legal to fly it in any state. It's your 1st Amendment right.
Lilke many martial customs this is of lost origin but MIGHT have something to do with the Three-corner or Tricorn hat certainly used by the Army in the time of Washington and other colonials. The trumpet has three valves- all are used in TAPS, also funeral oriented. The Tricorn hat idea makes sense.
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"
No. It was a story made up by her grandson nor did she have anything to do with the selection of the colors or design. Francis Hopkinson is the man who was recognized by Congress for the design of the flag. However, Betsy Ross DID make flags in an upholstery business that she and her husband...
The red and white on the Danish flag means: White: Peace and Honesty Red: hardiness, bravery, strength, and valour. (this is true teachers!)
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...
it stands for danger
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
The red dot on the flay represents the sun-god of japan!
As far as I am aware it was never released by Milton Bradley. The original Game of Flags was released in 1896 and has beenpublished over the years since then by: The Cincinnati GameCompany, Fireside Game Company, and The United States Playing Cardcompany.
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 Cuban Trogan. This species of bird is known as Cuba's national bird because it's coloration is the same as the Cuban Flag.
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 VII.
An internal spiral staircase is visible in this picture: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Statue_of_Liberty_interior.jpg
Giraffe Wevil is the national bug of Madagascar.
It was first presented by Slovene patriots/nationalists in Austro-Hungarian empire in 1848, as the tricolor of white, blue and red. The colors are reportedly taken from the crest of the land of Craina, that was the most "Slovene" of all Austrian lands. Nowdays Slovenia also covers parts of othe...
United states of America
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 theFrench frigate Isère commanded by Lespinasse De Saune. Itarrived in parts. A section of the arm was displayed at theAmerican Centennial in Philadelphia.
It is found in St. Ann's bay
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...
Statue of Liberty Souvenir Coin. A gift from the people of France to the people of the United States... Dedicated October 28, 1886 Brass: 30 mm
I think it's meant to represent the earth, the ground. It's an orangey-red color that the Aborigines also use in their art.
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.
"Liberty Enlightening the World"
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
it stands for all the 50 states in America
There are many steps one might take, but I will go over just a few. 1) Cancel any credit card used in the fraud at once, contact the provider and let them know you suspect fraud and they can lock the card, provide a knew one and track any attempts to use the stolen information. Credit card...
If you are talking about Six Flags Over Texas, then it is specialbecause 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.
The person who waves the flags at a Nascar race is called the Nascar flagman.
Officially Lutheran, but most of them don't go to church. In fact, most Europeans in general aren't religious/spiritual anymore.
Hard Ship Nothing to my knowledge. Since the 19th Century Lady Liberty has always been portrayed wearing Roman-type dress, complete with sandals.
The national flag of Japan, commonly called the Hinomaru, consists of a white sheet with a red disk in the center.
50 because of the fifty states
"Owner" or controlling Government? The official owners were the Companies who paid from the explorations, but, after Columbus founded the Americas, England gained control as the Sovereign Government, and granted "Charters" to shipping companies to Colonize and develop the lands...
how did the statue of lberty help impacted the people?
Officially 1776! Even though it has went through many changes!
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)
One of the names for the French flag as referred to in France is the Tricolour pronounced tree-cooloor.
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 an important...
Yeah there are 50 states for 50 stars
US. Flag Code Section 7 (i). When the flag is displayed over the middle of the street, it should be suspended vertically with the union to the north in an east and west street or to the east in a north and south street. (o). When the flag is suspended across a corridor or a lobby in a building...
the flag represent our freedom
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
No, the English flag does however make up part of the British flag along with the Scottish flag and St. Patrick's cross of Ireland.
if you are an American i would think red white and blue.
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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 Hopkinson Flag The design of the first Official "Stars and Stripes" is credited to Francis Hopkinson, a Congressman from New Jersey, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. His design had the thirteen stars arranged in a "staggered" pattern. Although there is no original example...
The tree means The llama represents all the animals in Peru The cornocopia means
The features on the Australian flag are: . The Union Jack . the Southern Cross (a constellation) . The Commonwealth star, also known as the Federal star, which represents all the states and territories of Australia
Seems fairly obvious - it is composed of stars in a field of blue with (now) thirteen red stripes, so stars and stripes is what it is.
There were originally thirteen stars on the flag of the UnitedStates. As each state was admitted to the Union a new star wasadded. The first star was added in 1795.
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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 red stripe stands for courage, equality and patriotism whilethe white stripe represents purity, peace and unity. The bluesymbolizes truth, benevolence and liberty whereas the court of armssignifies ParaguayÕs Independence Day (May 14, 1811). Finally, thepalm branch represents honor, the olive...
The idea for the statue originated in 1865 with Edouard deLaboulaye, a French educator and the author of several books on theUnited States, as a response to the assassination of AbrahamLincoln. - Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty Volume 2 page 585
There are thirteen stars in the outer ring of stars on the Indiana flag, six of which are at the end of rays emanating from the flame of the central torch. The torch represents enlightenment and liberty, and the rays represent 'the far-reaching influence' of enlightenment and liberty. [Source:...
Greece's national flower is the Bear's breech (Acanthus Mollis), ithas long white and violet or rose colored blooms.