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THE FLAG OF GREAT BRITAIN

THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLAG
(1776-1777)

THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLAG
(1777-1795)

THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLAG
(1795-1818)

Below you will find a chart on which to place your observations of the American flags and the changes to the flags over the time period from 1775-1818. Fill out each chart completely so that you may then write a compelling paragraph explaining the changes.

CRITERIA

FLAG OF GREAT BRITAIN

FIRST AMERICAN FLAG

SECOND AMERICAN FLAG

THIRD AMERICAN FLAG

 

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE? EXPLAIN COLORS AND SHAPES.

 

 

I see......

I see......

I see......

I see......

 

WHAT CHANGES WERE MADE TO THIS FLAG FROM THE ONE BEFORE IT?

 

The changes...

The changes...

The changes...

The changes...

 

WHAT ARE SOME POSSIBLE EXPLANATIONS FOR THE CHANGES YOU SEE?

 

The reasons...

The reasons...

The reasons...

The reasons...

 

When you are done filling out the chart above,  you will write a paragraph for each flag explaining the reasons for the changes. Make sure to cite examples from the flags themselves and the events you know took place during these times to support your conclusions.