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14 Country Flags That Look Like Carbon Copy Of The American Flag

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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14 Country Flags That Look Like Carbon Copy Of The American Flag

14 Country Flags That Look Like Carbon Copy Of The American Flag

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1. Provisional Flag of the Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889)

1. Provisional Flag of the Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889)

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.

2. Brittany (Region in the northwest of France)

2. Brittany (Region in the northwest of France)

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.

3. Bikini Atoll

3. Bikini Atoll

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.

4. Chile 

4. Chile 

The red and white stripes along with a blue canton with a white star certainly show similarity with the American flag.

5. Texas

5. Texas

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.

6. The Republic of Florida (1861)

6. The Republic of Florida (1861)

This flag has a strong resemblance to the American flag. It's also heavily inspired by the Bonnie Blue Flag.

7. Liberia

7. Liberia

The flag of Liberia is more similar to the American flag certainly than any other current flag of a country.

8. Togo 

8. Togo 

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.

9. Yucatan (Mexico)

9. Yucatan (Mexico)

The flag has red and white stripes and a starred canton which is quite similar to the American flag.

10. El Salvador (1875-1912)

10. El Salvador (1875-1912)

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.

11. Cuba

11. Cuba

Narciso Lopez had America's flag in mind when he designed Cuba's flag.

12. Puerto Rico

12. Puerto Rico

The flag is not only similar to America's flag but also to Cuban flag.

13. First flag of the Confederate States of America (1861-1863)

13. First flag of the Confederate States of America (1861-1863)

The Confederate Flag had three designs. The first one was very similar to the American flag, particularly the 13-star Colonial version.

14. Malaysia 

14. Malaysia 

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.

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