"For the first third of our nation's history, from about 1777 to 1861, it was almost unheard of for individual Americans to fly the flag," says historian Marc Leepson.
SOURCE: Mississippi Free Press
Four years before the state adopted a flag design with the confederate emblem in the top left corner, Mississippi made radical changes to its Constitution which deliberately targeted Black residents and reversed Reconstruction-era reforms.
SOURCE: Mississippi Today
Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers, with Speaker Gunn’s Blessing, Pushes to Change Mississippi State Flag
The current state flag was adopted in 1894 and is the last in the nation containing the Confederate battle emblem.
SOURCE: Wall Street Journal
The Eureka flag was raised against colonial rule in 1854 and has been a symbol of Australian democracy ever since.
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