These Historical Versions Of The American Flag Show A Beautiful Progression Of The US

The first officially recognized version of the American flag, from 1776, had 13 stars - in a circle.

Although even before the U.S. became an autonomous nation, Americans had a banner to display their patriotism.

Since then, the stars representing the increasing number of states on the flag have taken on different designs, like a flower, or wagon wheel.

Compiled by the team at Pop Chart Labs, each version tell its own story.

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