Lincoln was President from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. From 1861-1863 there were 34 stars on the flag, and from 1863-1865 there were 35 stars on the flag.
There were 36 stars
13 Stars were on the flag=We didn't have more state until the Louisana Purchase=
There have always been 13 stripes on the American flag, as the stripes represent the 13 original colonies. In 1846, there were 28 stars on the flag.
New stars are added to the American flag whenever a new state officially joins the Union. The flag has had 50 stars since Hawaii joined in 1960.
50 stars, do you happen to go to Clary Middle school?
The flag at Fort McHenry represented pace. Fort McHenry is located in Baltimore, Maryland.
It would have meant that the British had overrun Ft. McHenry because they would take the flag down.
It was the "star-spangled banner," which was the flag that represented the United States of America. It was the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the lyrics to the song that is now America's national anthem.
He was referring to the American flag flying over Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812.
Francis Scott Key
It began as a poem in 1814 written by Francis Scot Key upon seeing the flag still flying after the British fired on Fort McHenry all night.
It was fluttering on Fort McHenry.
The American flag which flew above Fort McHenry in Baltimore.