Information on the holidays, symbols, and songs that are an important part of American culture.
Symbols and Celebrations
Facts About the U.S. Flag
General facts about the United States flag.
Flags at Fort McHenry
History of the U.S. flag.
Proclamation of President Harry S. Truman
Information about the Joint Resolution
to Codify and Emphasize Existing Rules and
Customs Pertaining to the Display and Use
of the Flag of the United States of America.
Federal Flag Code
The Federal Flag Code prescribes the proper
display of and respect for the United States
Flag. Each state has its own flag law.
The Star Spangled Banner
History and care of the flag that flew at Ft. McHenry which inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star Spangled Banner.”
A brief history and summary of recent Supreme
Court decisions and proposed Constitutional