The Origins of Flag Day

''That the flag of the United States shall be of thirteen stripes of alternate red and white, with a union of thirteen stars of white in a blue field, representing the new constellation.''

This was the resolution adopted by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution was made following the report of a special committee which had been assigned to suggest the flag’s design.

This worksheet was kindly provided by US Department of Veterans Affairs and can be also downloaded from their website.