|Flag of United States (1912-1959)|
|Adopted||July 4, 1912 |
The 1912-1959 flag of the United States had 48 five-pointed stars in its canton, arranged in a grid eight stars long and six stars tall.
The 48 stars represented the 48 states during that period of American history:
- This flag ranks second in length of official adoption. The current 50-star flag is first.