Well, the 13 stripes represent the original 13 colinies of the U.S.A.. It used to be 1 stripe and star for each state, but with each new state that joined, another stripe and star had to be added. Eventually, there were so many stripes, it was decided that there would be only 13 stripes to honour the first 13 colonies and just a star for each state. I don't really know why the stripes are coloured white and red.
The stripes on the American flag represent the thirteen original colonies.
There are 13 stripes on the American flag. They represent the 13 colonies.
The thirteen red and white stripes on the American flag represent the thirteen original states that were established just after the War of Independence.
On the American flag, the 13 stripes represent the original 13 colonies.
The american flag has 50 stars and 13 stripes. The stars represent the number of states in the U.S. today. The stripes represent the number of original colonies.
The American Flag has 13 stripes to represent its original 13 colonies.
The 13 original colonies.The thirteen stripes on the American Flag represent the thirteen colonies that founded the USA, and the fifty stars represent the fifty states.
to represent the original 13 colonies
There are 13 stripes, representing the 13 colonies
There are 13 stripes on the American flag to represent the 13 original colonies.
The stripes on the American flag represent the number of colonies the United States began with when they seceded from Great Britain.