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What is the symbolic meaning of the white color on the French flag?
The rulers of France
The French government website states that the white field was the colour of the king, while blue and red were the colours of Paris.
On the Coat of arms of Peru there is not...
the cinchona tree
the horn of plenty
a palm branch and laurel
The coat of arms (Escudo de Armas) has a palm branch on its left and an laurel one on its right. All four share the same escutcheon or shield, consisting of three elements: the top left section shows the vicuña, the national animal representing the fauna of Peru; the tree in the top right section is the cinchona tree representing the national flora; and the bottom cornucopia with coins spilling from it represents the mineral resources of the country.
What are the Czech national colors?
Traditional colours of the Czech lands were white and red, derived from the Bohemian coat of arms. After Czechoslovakia has been established, the blue colour was added to symbolize colours of Slovakia and distinguish colours from the Polish colours.
Which of these countries doesn't have a bird on its flag?
The flags of Guatemala, Dominica and Uganda depict their national birds: quetzal, sisserou parrot and grey crowned crane. The emblem in the flag of Vanuatu is a boar's tusk - the symbol of prosperity worn as a pendant on the islands - along with two leaves. The leaves are supposed to be a token of peace, and their 39 leaflets represent the 39 members of the Parliament of Vanuatu.
The study of the history, symbolism and usage of flags is called...
Vexillology is the scientific study of the history, symbolism and usage of flags or, by extension, any interest in flags in general. A person who studies flags is a vexillologist, one who designs flags is a vexillographer, and the art of flag-designing is called vexillography.
What state in the US is this flag?
The colors come from the national flag. 24 stars commemorate Missouri was 24th state of USA. The bears symbolized size and power of Missouri. The coat of arms means membership to Union, and crescent is symbol of new state on Lousiana territory. Adapted on 23rd March 1913
This is a flag of ...
In 1902, on the private initiative of historian Mathias Weibull, the Skåne flag was reconstructed, or rather created from scratch, adapting it to the Nordic flagship tradition. There is a golden cross on the red material sheet. The flag directly refers to the medieval history of the region, which then belonged to the Kingdom of Denmark. Since 1658, it has been part of Sweden, but despite the passage of several centuries, it retained its cultural identity.
On the flag of which country we cannot find an animal?
The flag of Uganda has a symbol of this state - a gray-crowned crane. In the flag of Mexico you can see an eagle and a rattlesnake, while on the flag of Moldova there is an eagle and a round head. On the flag of Mozambique there is a rifle, hoe, star and book.
This painting illustrates the capitulation of the British army in Yorktown. Which side actually capitulates?
In the center of the scene, American General Benjamin Lincoln appears mounted on a white horse. He extends his right hand toward the sword carried by the surrendering British officer, General Charles O'Hara, who heads the long line of troops that extends into the background. To the left, French officers appear standing and mounted beneath the white banner of the royal Bourbon family. On the right are American officers beneath the Stars and Stripes