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Flag Day Lesson

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Flag Day is on June 14. It is also called National Flag Day. It is a holiday to celebrate the adoption of the American Flag by the Second Continental Congress in 1777. It is not an official federal holiday. Schools, banks, and post offices are open on Flag Day. (3 pages)

Flag in Front of House

When is Flag Day?

  • It is on June 14.

  • People display the flag on this day.

Navy Flag from War of Independence in 1775

What flag is this?

  • This is an old flag that was used by the United States Navy during the American War of Independence in 1775.

  • It has a snake on it. It says, DON'T TREAD ON ME.


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