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She has been shopping and bought a flag for the Fourth of July, Caldwell, Idaho, 1941.
Celebrating with a flag on the 4th of July in 1941

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A New Flag Flew Over the U.S. Capitol
April 12, 1818

After five new states joined the Union in 1818 the government settled on the present formula with stars equaling the number of states in the union, and stripes always representing the 13 original colonies. When a new state is admitted to the union, on what day does the government add a new star? Independence Day, of course.

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