The iconic design of the Stars and Stripes on the American flag has been a symbol of hope to every citizen in America since its making. Every time an American citizen sees these stars and stripes, they are reminded of their safe home in the United States of America. Every time a soldier sees the flag, they are reminded of what they are fighting for. They are fighting for the freedom that every citizen in the United States takes for granted, yet they still bravely fight for that freedom. As children, we were taught that Betsy Ross was the woman to thank for the flag that we see today.
Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a dream” speech was spoken when the black people fought for their freedom. King puts this fight into words. It is not just the words that make his speech so well-founded, it is the way he uses them. What builds King 's speech is his utilization of images, allusions, repetitions, emotive language, contrast, structure, and purpose.
The colors of the flag all having different meanings and represent freedom, pride, and justice. Many people only pay attention to the colors of the flag but forget about the stars and stripes, they have significant meanings also. The stripes represent the 13 colonies in the United States and the stars represent the 50 states. When the Founding Fathers were trying to put together a seal for the United States
“Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Woodstock,” Sherman Alexie, the author, depicts a very rare, but normal image of a Native American family. Victor, the narrator, father beat a National Guard solider during an anti-Vietnam war rally. The incident was documented, seeing that his father a Native American. In result of this incident, Victor’s father was imprisoned for two years. After being released from being imprisoned, the first thing his father did was go back to Woodstock, where he says he was he was the only Indian to see Jimi Hendrix’s famous performance of the “Star-Spangled Banner”. Many years later, Victor’s father continued to listen to the famous recording while drinking time and time over again. As years went on, Victor’s parents began to grow apart and eventually separate and get a divorce. In this story, there is a plethora of symbols of “escape,” from problems and pain in many different and unique ways in this story. Music, drinking, a
King uses logos while referencing the injustice of the unfair treatment between racial minorities in the United States. He cites acts of care and equality he wishes to see in the future versus the acts of aggression and mistreatment he sees at the time. He says, “… one day right there in Alabama little black boys
It was first raised at the Capitol and is a sign of Colonial Unity. This means being united or joined together. The symbols on this flag are the Union Jack located in the left corner which is Great Britain’s flag. The rest of the flag consists of six white stripes and seven red stripes
The use of shading of the painting, along with sa was quite interesting because the half with the settlers was vibrant and colourful, and as it moved towards the right, the painting becomes darker, with less intensity. It’s most likely supposed to display good and evil, the light, happiness, and the dark, cold, depression. The native Americans are displayed as vile and dark, something that needs to be moved. We already knew that during the 1800s, the Native Americans were being moved to reservations. This painting shows them being moved farther and farther west, away from the settlements, in what was called the “Trail of Tears”.
The Hudson River School was a group of American artists who were interested in capturing aspects of the American landscape and also shared a specific genre of painting. Their focus shifted across the continent and many tried to capture the beauty of the uncultivated west. Thomas Cole and Asher B. Durand were two very significant Hudson River School artists whose almost invisible brushstrokes and muted palette defined the art of the American landscape for society in the mid-nineteenth century. Previously, Europe had been the center for art and controlled what art was accepted, but the United States’ uncultivated wilderness was a popular subject for landscape painters. There was a sense of mystery and grandeur that was attractive to artists and people paying to see the art.
The Stars and Bars was designed to distinctively to be arranged and colored. Identifying the different unions between the North and South, identifying exactly which side they fought for. In the beginning (1861) the flag was designed in the shape of a rectangle, striped in two bright bold red stripes with one large white
Chicago Flag The Chicago flag is an obvious symbol of Chicago. The flag tells Chicago‘s history, the different colors and shapes represent different meanings. The two blue stripes represent Lake Michigan and the north and the south branch of Chicago River. The three white stripes represent the three sides of City.
The three horizontal stripes of equal height, alternating red and white, with a blue square two-thirds the height of the flag as a canton. The Confederate Flag, which stood for the Confederacy during 1861-1865. Once the American Civil War ended, there has been private and official use of the flag. The flag commonly recognized the symbol of the Southern United States, or also known as the “rebel flag.” Within the 21st century the confederate flag has now become highly divisive symbol in the United States.
The base of the bag features seven pointed stars in the bottom corners, their shape drawn from the Cherokee flag. According the Berry’s description of the bag, in Cherokee culture, the colors represent directions. Red represents East or the Dawn land, where the Cherokee peoples’ original land lies. Black represents West or the Darkening land where the sun sets each day and death occurred through the Cherokee removal to this land.