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  • 1. Austin J. MilesFundamentals of Oral CommunicationPresentation Date:April 29, 2013
  • 2.  Brief History of the American Flag. Overview of the United States Flag Code. Flag-folding demonstration.
  • 3.  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
  • 4.  Red represents Hardiness andValor White represents Purity and Innocence Blue representsVigilance, Perseverance andJustice
  • 5.  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)
  • 6.  Brief History of the American Flag Overview of the U.S. Flag Code Demonstration on how to fold the U.S.Flag