Rules for the American Flag • The flag should be raised and lowered by hand. • The flag is only flown from sunrise to sunset. • If the flag is flown at night, it is illuminated. • The flag may be flown on any day of the year. • The flag cannot touch the ground.
More rules for the flag… • The flag can be flown upside down to indicate distress. • No other flag can be flown higher than the American flag. • No other flag can be flown to the American flag’s right, if the two are flown at the same height. • The proper way to destroy an old, worn-out flag is to burn it. It must first be cut into two pieces: the stars and the stripes.
Quiz Time!! • 1. When is Flag Day? (Month) +1 Bonus if you know the day. • 2. An Editor of a Children’s Magazine wrote the Pledge of Allegiance. T/F • 3. Can the Flag touch the ground? Y/N • 4. What is the Flag’s Nickname? • 5. When can the American Flag be flown upside down?