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IN History & Culture ON 16 Jun, 2016
Are you aware of the history of designing a flag? Do you know who designed America's flag? It's not George Washington, Ben Franklin or anyone who is famous. The man who designed American flag is 'Francis Hopkinson'. A lot of other countries were greatly inspired by this flag design, must say. Many nations and territories have been stealing this American flag design. Although there are some minor differences, the resemblance says it all.
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Ruy Barbosa designed this flag to pay homage to the U.S. He was one of the civilian leaders of the revolution. This flag was taken down later because of similarity issues.
Morvan Marchal designed the flag and it was based on the U.S as well as the Greece flag as he believed these two nations were the greatest symbols of liberty and democracy.
The white stars in the flag represent 23 islands of Bikini. The three upper black star represents the islands which were disfigured during the nuclear tests in 1954.
The red and white stripes along with a blue canton with a white star certainly show similarity with the American flag.
The flag includes white color for loyalty, blue for purity, and red for bravery, with a lone star symbolizing the state's new found independence from Mexico.
This flag has a strong resemblance to the American flag. It's also heavily inspired by the Bonnie Blue Flag.
The flag of Liberia is more similar to the American flag certainly than any other current flag of a country.
Paul Ahyi designed this flag and the flag features red symbolizing the blood spilled for independence, green representing the nation's forest and agriculture, and yellow representing the land's natural resources.
The flag has red and white stripes and a starred canton which is quite similar to the American flag.
The stars on flags represented the number of provinces while the blue stripes represented the importance of indigo dyes, one of the country's chief exports.
Narciso Lopez had America's flag in mind when he designed Cuba's flag.
The flag is not only similar to America's flag but also to Cuban flag.
The Confederate Flag had three designs. The first one was very similar to the American flag, particularly the 13-star Colonial version.
The stars and stripes have a clear resemblance to America's flag though the Malaysian flag's crescent represents Islam, the country's official religion.