History of the United States
Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
Why are the US colors red white and blue?
What do the colors of us flag stand for?
What do the colors red white and blue stand for on the US flag?
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How many US states have red white and blue flags?
12 US states have flags that predominantly feature the colors red, white, and blue. They are : Arkansas - white diamond on blue diamond on red rectangle Colorado - red C on blue and white stripes Georgia - blue field on red and white stripes Hawaii - UK union jack with red, white, and blue stripes Iowa - white field between vertical red and blue stripes Mississippi - Confederate field on blue white and red stripes Missouri - state seal on red, white, and blue stripes North Carolina - blue field on red and white stripes Ohio - pennant with blue field, red and white stripes Tennessee - blue right edge, white stars on blue circle on red Texas - Lone Star flag with white star on blue field, white and red stripes (inverse of NC) Wyoming - white buffalo on blue, on white, on red *In contrast, there are 24 state flags that are predominantly blue or dark blue with little red.
What are the meanings of the colors on the Panama flag?
What do the colors of the US flag symbolize?
As adopted from the flags of other countries, notably Great Britain, the colors had no special significance. Congress defined the colors but did not define the meaning of those colors, as they did for the Great Seal of the US: Red - hardiness and valour White - purity and innocence Blue - vigilance, perseverance and justice Other meanings attributed are : red (the blood of patriots), white (the ideal of truth) and blue (freedom, as represented by the sky and heavens). (see related link) Red, White, and Blue represent freedom.