Sunday, June 14, 2009

A Flag Week Quiz

Today is the 60th Flag Day, first proclaimed by President Truman. This year President Obama has proclaimed a whole Flag Week.

Quick Quiz:

1. How many stars in the U.S. flag when The Merrill Anderson Company opened in 1934?

2. When was another star added?

3. When was the 50th star added, creating the current Stars and Stripes?

For a timeline of U.S. flags, click here.

Quiz answers:
1. 48
2. 1959, when Alaska joined the Union.
3. 1960, representing Hawaii.

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