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U.S. Flag and National Anthem

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Our Flag in American History - Timeline

1777 U.S. Flag Resolution
1818 National Flag Act
1892 Pledge of Allegiance first published
1909 Robert Peary places U.S. Flag atop the North Pole
1916 U.S. Flag Day Proclamation by President W. Wilson    
1931 Star-Spangled Banner officially recognized as National Anthem
1949 Flag Day Observance
1963 Barry Bishop places U.S. Flag on Mt.  Everest
1969 Neil Armstrong places U.S. Flag on the moon
1999 Amendment hearing to prohibit physical desecration of flag
2000 U.S. Flag Day Proclamation by President W. Clinton


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  U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service, Ft. McHenry, Home of the Star Spangled Banner, U.S. GPO, 1987
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  U.S. Congressional Record, v.53, pt. 9, p.9258 and v.95, pt.8, p.10208
  U.S. President Proclamation 2795, 56 Stat 1074 and 7321, June, 2000
SI 1.28:21 Cooper, Grace Rogers, Thirteen-Star Flags, Washington, Smithsonian Insitution Press, 1973
Y 1.1/3:105-13  U.S. Senate, 105th Congress, 1st session, S.Doc.
  U.S. Statutes at Large, v.63, pt.1, p.1274