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eBook The American Flag: An Encyclopedia of the Stars and Stripes in U.S. History, Culture, and Law, 1st Edition

  • John R. Vile
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  • ISBN-10: 144085789X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440857898
  • DDC: 929.9
  • 496 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

This title is a comprehensive resource for understanding all aspects of the American flag and its relationship to the American people. The encyclopedia provides a thorough historical examination of key developments in the flag's design as well as laws and court decisions related to the flag and the First Amendment. In relation to the flag's history, it also discusses evolving public attitudes about its importance as a national symbol. The encyclopedia contains illuminating scholarly essays on presentations of the flag in American politics, the military, and popular culture including art, music, and journalism. Additionally, these essays address important rules of flag etiquette and modern controversies related to them, from flag-burning to refusing to stand during the playing of the U.S. National Anthem.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Topical List of Entries.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Timeline.
Flag Overview Essays.
1: The Creation, Design, and Symbolism of the Stars and Stripes.
2: Flag Etiquette.
3: The U.S. Flag in America’s Historic-House Museums.
4: The Confederate Flags.
5: The Flag in American Art.
6: The Flag in American Music.
7: The Flag in American Journalism.
8: The Flag in American Politics.
A-Z Entries.
9: A.
10: Advertising.
11: All-American Flag Act.
12: American Flag (Photograph).
13: American Flag Foundation, Inc..
14: American Gothic, Washington, D.C. (Photograph).
15: American Legion.
16: American’s Creed.
17: B.
18: Balch, George Thacher.
19: Bates’s Flag March Through the Former Confederate States.
20: Baxter, Percival P..
21: Beecher, Henry Ward.
22: Bellamy, Francis J..
23: Bennington Flag.
24: Betsy Ross Flag.
25: Birth of Our Nation’s Flag.
26: Brandywine Flag.
27: Bruner, Frank C..
28: C.
29: Campaign Flags.
30: Campbell, Thomas.
31: Capitol Flag Program.
32: Captain America.
33: Centennials, Bicentennials, and Other Commemorations.
34: Child, Lydia Maria.
35: Christian Flag.
36: Citizens Flag Alliance (CFA).
37: Civil Rights Movement.
38: Civil War.
39: Colors of the Flag.
40: Confederate Flags.
41: Constellation.
42: Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue.
43: Cowgill V. California (1970).
44: Cowpens Flag.
45: Cult of the Flag.
46: D.
47: Daughters of the American Revolution (Dar).
48: Davis, Jefferson.
49: Decoration Day (Memorial Day).
50: E.
51: Eagle.
52: East India Company Flag.
53: Easton Flag.
54: Elk Grove Unified School District V. Newdow (2004).
55: Ellsworth, Elmer E..
56: Evacuation Day.
57: Ex Parte Starr (1920).
58: Exclusionary Flags.
59: Executive Order No. 1556 of 1912 and Its Successors.
60: F.
61: Federal Flag Protection Acts of 1968 and 1989.
62: Flag Act of 1777.
63: Flag Act of 1794.
64: Flag Act of 1818.
65: Flag Apparel.
66: Flag Bearers, Standard-Bearers.
67: Flag Code.
68: Flag Day.
69: Flag Day Monument.
70: Flag Desecration Amendment.
71: Flag Holidays.
72: Flag Houses.
73: Flag Manufacturers Association of America.
74: Flag on the Floor Art Exhibit.
75: Flag Patches.
76: Flying the Flag.
77: Folding the Flag.
78: Forster Flag.
79: Fort Niagara Flag.
80: Fort Sumter Flag.
81: Frank, Robert.
82: Freedom To Display the American Flag Act (2005).
83: Fritchie, Barbara.
84: G.
85: God Bless the U.S.A..
86: Grand Army of the Republic (Gar).
87: Great American Flag.
88: Guilford Flag.
89: Guthrie, William N..
90: H.
91: Half-Staff.
92: Halter V. Nebraska (1907).
93: Hard Hat Riot (1970).
94: Hassam, (Frederick) Childe.
95: Heft, Robert G..
96: Hinrichs, Kit.
97: Hoar, George F..
98: Hoffman V. United States (1971).
99: Holman, Francis.
100: Hopkinson, Francis.
101: House of Flags Museum.
102: Human Flag.
103: I.
104: Identifying the Age of Flags.
105: Immigrants and Flag-Waving.
106: Independence Day.
107: Ingersoll’s Decoration Day Oration.
108: Iwo Jima Flag Raising.
109: J.
110: Jehovah’s Witnesses.
111: Johns, Jasper.
112: K.
113: Keim, Peter.
114: Key, Francis Scott.
115: L.
116: Lafayette Gravesite.
117: Lambkin, Prince.
118: Landscape.
119: Lane, Franklin K..
120: Lapel Pins.
121: Libby, Frederick.
122: Liberty Trees, Liberty Poles, and Liberty Caps.
123: License Plates.
124: Lincoln, Abraham.
125: Lincoln Flag.
126: Lodge, Henry Cabot.
127: Long May It (She) Wave.
128: M.
129: Man Without A Country.
130: Mastai, Boleslaw, and Marie-Louise D’otrange.
131: Mennonites and Amish.
132: Mexican-American War.
133: Minersville School District V. Gobitis (1940).
134: N.
135: National Anthem.
136: National Flag Foundation (NFF).
137: Native American Art.
138: New York City Firemen Photograph.
139: Nicknames for the U.S. Flag.
140: O.
141: Old Glory Flag.
142: Old Ironsides.
143: Olympic Protocol.
144: Ostrander, James S..
145: Our Banner in the Sky.
146: P.
147: People’s Flag Show.
148: Pickersgill, Mary Young.
149: Pine Tree Flag.
150: Pledge of Allegiance.
151: Postage Stamps.
152: Postcards.
153: Posters in Wartime.
154: Preble, George Henry.
155: Prisoners of War.
156: Proportions of the American Flag.
157: Q.
158: Quilts.
159: R.
160: Ragged Old Flag.
161: Rally ’Round the Flag Effect.
162: Rantoul, Robert S..
163: Rattlesnake Flags.
164: Respect for America’s Fallen Heroes Act.
165: Revolutionary War.
166: Revolutionary War Battle Flags.
167: Rip Van Winkle.
168: Ross, Betsy.
169: Ruhstrat V. Illinois (1900).
170: S.
171: Schuller, Robert H..
172: Schuyler Flag.
173: Sedition Act of 1918.
174: See You at the Pole (Syatp) Events.
175: Smith, Whitney.
176: Smith V. Goguen (1974).
177: Soiling of Old Glory, The (Photograph).
178: Space Program, American Flag and The.
179: Spanish-American War.
180: Spence V. Washington (1974).
181: Spirit of ’76.
182: Sports.
183: Stafford Flag.
184: Stars, Arrangement of on U.S. Flags.
185: Stars and Stripes.
186: Stars and Stripes Forever.
187: “Star-Spangled Banner” (Anthem).