"Congress also enacted that the Union Flag should be 'thirteen stripes, alternate red and white, and thirteen whtie stars on a blue field.'"—Taylor, 1900

Union Flag

"Congress also enacted that the Union Flag should be 'thirteen stripes, alternate red and white, and…

"Union Flag. The first recognized Continental Standard, raised for the first time January 2, 1776."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Union flag

"Union Flag. The first recognized Continental Standard, raised for the first time January 2, 1776."—E.…

Color flag of the United Kingdom. Blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland); properly known as the Union Flag, but commonly called the Union Jack; the design and colors (especially the Blue Ensign) have been the basis for a number of other flags including other Commonwealth countries and their constituent states or provinces, and British overseas territories.

Flag of the United Kingdom, 2009

Color flag of the United Kingdom. Blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England)…

Black and white outline flag of the United Kingdom. Blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland); properly known as the Union Flag, but commonly called the Union Jack; the design and colors (especially the Blue Ensign) have been the basis for a number of other flags including other Commonwealth countries and their constituent states or provinces, and British overseas territories

Flag of the United Kingdom, 2009

Black and white outline flag of the United Kingdom. Blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron…