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Old 07-12-2016, 05:22 PM   #228
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The National Museum of American History notes that the story first entered into American consciousness about the time of the 1876 Centennial Exposition celebrations.. In 1870, Ross's grandson, William J. Canby, presented a paper to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in which he claimed that his grandmother had "made with her hands the first flag" of the US..According to the traditional account, the original flag was made in June 1776, when a small committee – including George Washington, Robert Morris and relative George Ross – visited Betsy and discussed the need for a new American flag.. Betsy accepted the job to manufacture the flag, altering the committee's design by replacing the 6-pointed stars with 5-pointed stars..Stars carried various meanings in European heraldry, differing with the shape and number of points..

Painting depicting the story of Betsy Ross presenting the first American flag to General George Washington..

The question "Who made the first American flag?" can only be given speculative answers.. There are at least 17 flag makers and upholsterers who worked in Philadelphia during the time the flag was made.. Margaret Manny is thought to have made the first Continental Colors (or Grand Union Flag), but there is no evidence to prove she also made the Stars and Stripes..To add to the mystery surrounding the first American flag, experts can only guess the reason Congress chose stripes, stars, and the colours red, white, and blue for the flag.. Historians and experts discredit the common theory that the stripes and 5-pointed stars derived from the Washington family coat of arms..The true meaning of the symbols of the flag may be tied to ancient history..Another possibility may come from Freemasonry.. Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Robert Livingston, Paul Revere, and other important people of that period belonged to the fraternal order.. Although early American flags featured stars with various numbers of points, the 5-pointed star is the defining feature of the Betsy Ross design, and became the norm on Navy Ensigns..During his childhood, Coudenhove-Kalergi's mother had read aloud to him Momotaro ("Peach Boy") and other Japanese fairy tales..According to the present form of the tale (dating to the Edo period), Momotaro came to Earth inside a giant peach which was found floating down a river, by an old, childless woman who was washing clothes there..Sir Bobbo..(born 5 October 1951) appointed an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II..

The Eiffel Tower displaying the ring of pentagrams in 2008..

The flag features 13 stars to represent the original 13 colonies with the stars arranged in a circle..The thirteen were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, & Rhode Island & Providence Plantations..The colonies were religiously diverse with numerous Protestant denominations brought by British, German, Dutch and other immigrants..At the time of the war Britain had se7en other colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America: Newfoundland, Rupert's Land (the area around the Hudson Bay), Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, East Florida, West Florida, and the Province of Quebec. There were other colonies in the Americas as well, largely in the British West Indies.. These colonies remained loyal to the crown..The first British empire centered on the 13 American colonies, which attracted large numbers of settlers from Britain..Elizabeth is a feminine given name derived from the Ancient Greek (Elisabet, Modern Greek pronunciation Elisávet), which is a form of the Hebrew name Elisheva, meaning "My God is an oath" or "My God is abundance"..Good Gracious me..Why are Vets so Expensive in the UK ?..The Rip Off Britain team is ready to tackle the issues that most matter to you ..

After leaving the rue Cambon and crossing the Place de la Concorde, they drove along Cours la Reine and Cours Albert 1er – the embankment road along the right bank of the River Seine – into the Place de l'Alma underpass.. At around 12:23 a.m., at the entrance to the tunnel,the car swerved to the left of the two-lane carriageway before colliding head-on with the 13th pillar supporting the roof at an estimated speed of 105 km/h (65 mph)..It then spun and hit the stone wall of the tunnel backwards, finally coming to a stop..As the victims lay in the wrecked car, the photographers, who were behind the Mercedes, reached the scene.. Some tried to open the doors and help the victims, while some of them took pictures..Critically injured, Diana was reported to murmur repeatedly, "Oh my God," and after the photographers and other helpers were pushed away by police, "Leave me alone"..Audi, BMW and Mercedes: names we all know, brands we all recognise..UK car buyers can't get enough of these German cars..

Elisheba, also spelled Elisheva in the Hebrew Bible was the wife of Aaron the ancestor of the Jewish high priests..Knowledge of Aaron along with his brother Moses comes exclusively from religious texts such as the Bible and Quran..Muhammad, in many of his sayings, speaks of Aaron.. In the event of the Mi'raj, his miraculous ascension through the Heavens, Muhammad is said to have encountered Aaron in the 5th heaven..Aaron married Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon (Exodus 6:23) of the tribe of Judah..Nahshon was, according to a Jewish Midrash, the person who initiated the Hebrews' passage through the Red Sea..(Period) Nahshon was, through Boaz, the direct male ancestor of David, and thus almost all of the kings of both the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah..The Gospel of Luke records that both Zechariah & Elizabeth and therefore their son John the Baptist were descendants of Aaron..The incident of the Golden Calf as it is narrated in the Qur'an paints Aaron in a positive light..According to Islamic tradition the tomb of Aaron is located on Jabal Harun, or Aaron's Mountain, near Petra in Jordan..A 14th-century Mamluk mosque stands here with its white dome visible from most areas in and around Petra... the ancient world, the hierarchy focused on the Sun because they knew its effect at a deep level, While the masses worshipped the Sun because its heat and light had an obvious and crucial role in ensuring an abundant harvest.. The initiate will Recognize the symbolism, the numerology and the esoteric codes...

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