Austin J. MilesFundamentals of Oral CommunicationPresentation Date:April 29, 2013
Brief History of the American Flag. Overview of the United States Flag Code. Flag-folding demonstration.
May of 1776, Betsy Ross sewed the firstunofficial U.S. Flag. June 14, 1777, first official flag recognized bythe Continental Congress. 13 stripes and 13 stars in a circle ExecutiveOrder by President Eisenhowerestablished the flag we know of today
Red represents Hardiness andValor White represents Purity and Innocence Blue representsVigilance, Perseverance andJustice
Federal Law dictates: Flag should be lighted at all times Never to be dipped below any other flag It is never to touch the ground When it is too worn to continue use, it is to beburned in a dignified manner (preferably at a flagburning ceremony)
Brief History of the American Flag Overview of the U.S. Flag Code Demonstration on how to fold the U.S.Flag