History of Changes of the Flag. “ No one knows who designed the First American Flag after the America was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492”. In 1642 Thomas Jefferson was strongly referred he had designed the first American Flag.” Betsy Ross was who designed the firstly designed the American Flag and appeared the flag with George Washington. Robert G. was the designer of the 50 stars of the United States of American Flag . The design for the 13 stripes were created differently some of the 13- stripes were
President Monroe established this bill on April, 4, 1818. The flag ended up having 48 stars. In 1959 to 1960 two stars were added to the flag. Those stars represented Alaska and Hawaii. The flag had to have a new design with 50 stars.
The Stamp was given to all americans and it was a tax on everything paper. Playing cards were taxed, Ship’s papers, legal documents, licenses, and newspapers(Document 6). This was the first stepping stone for revolution. After the Stamp Act was introduced the imports from Britain when down by almost one million pounds until 1776 when it started to increase again. Then around 1770 was the Townshend Act after
It included things such as important dates, statistical information, and tables of tides and astrology. Some may wonder where the name of Richard came from. Well, it is derived from Richard Saunders, who was not actually a real person, but a fictitious name made up by Ben Franklin–a pseudonym. He later went on to use it as “Poor Richard,” and each year it would sell about ten-thousand copies until the last time it was published twenty-five years later from 1732 (Green). We know that a Quaker is someone a part of a religious group.
If there is one thing that defines American patriotism more than anything else, it’s the Declaration of Independence. From such a young age, students across the nation learn of the extravagant document that separated the American Colonies from the tyrannical English monarch. July the fourth, a day known to all Americans, is often cited as being the day the document was signed. However, the authors of After the Fact decided to do more digging to uncover the truth behind this most patriotic work of Thomas Jefferson. They begin by challenging the potentially most well-known “fact” of the Declaration of Independence - the fact that it was signed on the Fourth of July.
The declaration of independence was commissioned by US congress in 1817 to paint scenes that depicted the American revolution and the beginning of the country. And it’s was purchased in 1819, and placed in the rotunda in 1826. This painting depicts the second continental congress with John Hancock as the president of the congress. the painting represents 48 of the eventual 56 signers of the declaration. The congress assigned 5 delegate from the 13 colonies to draft the Declaration of independence.
John Adams said “Twenty Eight Chests of Tea arrived Yesterday, which are to make an Infusion in Water, at 7 o 'Clock this Evening.” (Browsing). The colonists told the driver, who is anonymous, not to bring back the East India Company Tea. He didn’t, he brought other merchants tea, but the tea was under the Tea Act that was first issued in 1773 first
Ever since I was born, my family has moved five times, and at each city that we move to, my family and I live there for at most four years. Then we pack up and move once again to another city. I currently reside in the wonderful city of San Jose, whose history is very vivid and exciting, being the very first civilian settlement in California to becoming the site of the first state capital to the third most-populated city in the state. Founded on November 29, 1777 by José Joaquín Moraga, who named the place El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the city of San Jose was destined to become one of the greatest cities in the nation. Before José Joaquín Moraga actually travelled to the place to build the city of San Jose, there was another group
From 1776 to 1870 population was raised by millions of more people, and voting rights changed, even now our voting is open to all sorts of people. Now in 2016 there are 50 states, in 1776 there were 13. As said before the United States of America had many differences during the time period of 1776 and
The increase of inter-ethnic and inter-racial relationships has been on the rise for years now. An inter-ethnic relationship can be defined as a connection between partners in which biological and/or cultural heritage differ. A study conducted by the Pew Research Center reports that one in seven marriage were either inter-racial or inter-ethnic making this statistic and all time high record. In 1987 the Pew Research Center also found that only 13% of Americans agreed with inter-ethnic dating. That percentage grew to an astonishing 59% in 2009 (Krupnick, 2014).
In June 1933 Roosevelt restored $50 million in pension payments, and Congress added another $46 million more. After the 1934 Congressional elections, which gave Roosevelt large majorities in both houses, there was a fresh surge of New Deal legislation. These measures included the Works Progress Administration which set up a national relief agency that employed 2 million people. FDR signed the National Labor Relations Act which established for the first time in American history the rights of workers to organize unions and participate in strikes. At the height of WPA employment in 1938, unemployment was down from 20.6% in 1933 to only 12.5%.