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The American flag has always been a powerful symbol of national pride and the most prominent way for citizens to express their patriotism. September 11, 2001 and subsequent world events have only heightened its significance: The following year, more than 100 million new flags graced homes across America. Despite honorable intentions, however, many owners are not familiar with the rules that govern the use of Old Glory. This handsome, easy-to-follow guide explains them.
In the straightforward, informative voice that has made them a vital resource for readers across the country, the editors of SharpMan.com set forth the proper way to hang, carry, clean, fold, and store the American flag. Along with these instructions, they trace the flag's evolution from Revolutionary times, weigh in on such issues as wearing the icon on T-shirts, and pepper the pages with fun facts about the Red, White, and Blue.
DESCRIPTIONEven before September 11, 2001, flag sales were growing in the United States--and more than 100 million American flags were sold in 2002 alone. In recent years, flying the flag has become the most popular, and visible, means for everyday Americans to express their pride and patriotism. However, many Americans don't know the rules that govern the use of our flag. This attractive, easy-to-follow little book will tell the reader how to hang, carry, clean, fold, and store the flag, as well as give the low-down on such issues as wearing the flag and using the flag in advertising. The book will also tell the history of the American flag and will include tons of fun flag facts.
This attractive, easy-to-follow book of flag facts tells the reader how to hang, carry, clean, fold, and store the America flag, as well as gives the low-down on such issues as wearing the flag and using the flag in advertising.