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United States Flag

The fifty stars in the blue rectangle represent the fifty states. The thirteen stripes represent the thirteen colonies that revolted against the British government.

The colors red and white are the United States national colors. The white color signifies purity and peace. The color red symbolizes valor, courage, enthusiasm, blood and life. The blue color indicates perseverance, justice, vigilance and respect for God.

The US flag is nick named "Star and Stripes" and "Old Glory".

According to tradition the stars are associated with heaven and how the nation aspires to achieve it where as the stripes are the light rays from the sun.





Sources
http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/usa-flag/usa-flag-meaning.html
http://kiksmedia.com/2009/06/usa-flag-color-meaning/

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