Click here to go back to the homepage to learn English...Add a new lesson / test
Please log in!


Remember me
I've lost my password


2 million accounts created!
JOIN our free club and learn English now!



  • Home
  • Print
  • Guestbook
  • Report a bug




  • GREAT!
    Get a free English lesson every week! 2 MILLION subscribers!
    Click here!






    Ads:




    Partners:
    - English translator
    - Our other sites
       


    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #1478: The American Flag
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: USA [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - British English/American English - New Year - History of the USA - Voting in the USA - American States - Jerry Springer - Halloween - Wanna Gotta Gonna
    > Double-click on words you don't understand


    The American Flag




    :pralenti





    English exercise "The American Flag" created by webmaster with The test builder
    Click here to see the current stats of this English test [Save] [Load] [?]


    Click on letters between brackets to build correct words. Click on the box to start again.

    1. The history goes back to the thirteen British ( ) that became the first American states.
    2. Each colony had its own ( ) .
    3. But, during the ( ) War against Britain, all the colonies fought together under a common flag.
    4. It had red and white ( ) , thirteen in all, one for each colony.
    5. And it had a blue ( ) in the upper left corner.
    6. Red was for honor, white for innocence and blue for ( ) .
    7. Inside the blue square were the red ( ) and white stripes of the British flag.



    8. The American colonists declared their ( ) on July fourth, seventeen seventy-six.
    9. Then, on June fourteenth, seventeen seventy-seven, the Continental Congress approved the design of a ( ) flag.
    10. Thirteen red and white stripes remained. But now thirteen white stars replaced the British Union Jack inside the blue area. The stars were meant to represent 'a new ( ) .'




    11. Two more stripes were added when two more states joined the ( ) after the Revolutionary War.
    12. In eighteen eighteen, Congress passed a law to require that the flag return to thirteen stripes, to ( ) the first colonies.
    13. But the number of stars ( ) as new states joined the Union. Today there are fifty states, and fifty stars.




    14. A delegate to the Continental Congress, Francis Hopkinson, took credit for the flag design. And tradition says a committee led by George Washington asked a woman with expert ( ) skills, Betsy Ross, to make the first flag.
    15. Betsy Ross lived in Philadelphia, ( ) .








    End of the free exercise to learn English: The American Flag
    A free English exercise to learn English.
    Other English exercises on the same topic : USA | All our lessons and exercises



    Recommend