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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.

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There were originally thirteen stars on the flag of the United States. As each state was admitted to the Union a new star was added. The first star was added in 1795.

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What date are stars added to the American flag?

When ever we annexed a new state.


When are stars added to the flag?

On the US flag it is when a new state is added.


When did you get your current American flag?

The current flag of the United States of America has 50 stars representing 50 states. When Hawaii was admitted to the U.S.A. a 50th star was added to our 49 star flag on July 4th, 1960. New stars are added to the flag on July 4th following the date when the new state was admitted to the U.S.A. July 4th is the date of our formal Declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776.


What year did you add new stars on the flag?

New stars were added to the American flag on July 4th of the year following their admission to the Union.


Who many stars did the flag originaly have?

The flag of the United States originally had 13 stars, one for each of the original 13 colonies. Since then, a new star has been added each time a state has been added.


How many stars on the flag of New Zealand?

The flag of New Zealand has four stars, representing the southern cross.


What do the stars on the United States flag represent?

The stars on the US flag represent the 50 states in the US. Ever since the US began, it added a white star on its flag to represent the new state.


Why did the flag change 26 times?

The flag of the United States of America started out with 13 stars representing the first 13 states of the nation. As new states were admitted to the USA we added a new star to our flag for each. Sometimes several states were admitted in the same year so we added multiple stars to our flag at one time. In total there were 27 official flags of the USA from 13 stars to the current 50 star flag.


How many stars on the American flag in 1900?

In 1896 our new flag had 45 stars with the admission of Utah. When Oklahoma joined the USA in 1907 we added another star for a total of 46 stars in 1908. So, in 1900 there were 45 stars on the flag of the United States of America.


When are stars added to the US flag?

When a new state joins the country. Each state has one star.


How many stars are there on the New Zealand flag?

There are four stars on the flag of New Zealand.


Why did the American Flag change 26 times?

The flag of the United States of America started out with 13 stars representing the first 13 states of the nation. As new states were admitted to the USA we added a new star to our flag for each. Sometimes several states were admitted in the same year so we added multiple stars to our flag at one time. In total there were 27 official flags of the USA from 13 stars to the current 50 star flag.