A flag can mean many things to many people, but none is more controversial than the rebel flag. You are the only person who can truly know what is in your heart, but when bearing this flag with pride, one should seek to only display the best characteristics of a Southerner -- hospitality, compassion and love for God, country and his fellow man.
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Though Mississippi recognizes its Confederate roots with the Confederate battle flag that adorns the upper left corner, the red, white and blue colors of the flag are meant to represent the United States. The battle flag is there to memorialize those lost in the Civil War.
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The copper star in the center of Arizona's flag symbolizes the state's copper industry while the thirteen rays of red and yellow represent both Arizona's beautiful sunsets and the thirteen colonies that made up the original United States (though Arizona was not one of these).
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The thirteen stars surrounding the Great Seal of Georgia represents the original 13 colonies that made up the United States. This current flag was adopted in 2003. Georgia has redesigned its state flag more than any other state.
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The diamond shape on the Arkansas flad represents the state's diamond industry. The state being the 25th state added to the United States is represented by 25 stars around the edge of the diamond. The star above the state's name represents Arkansas's place in the Confederacy while the three stars below have multiple meanings.
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North Carolina was one of the original thirteen colonies and the flag honors this with a white star set between the N and the C. Steadfastness, diligence and justice are represented by the blue on the flag. Red represents hardiness and heroism while white stands for purity.
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South Carolina's current flag still bears similarities to the first state flag designed by Colonel William Moultrie in 1775. That flag featured a white crescent on an indigo background. Today, the flag also includes a white palmetto tree.
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The state flag of Alabama is composed of two colors -- white and a reddish hue known as monza. The monza represents the people of Alabama's heartiness and bravery while the white symbolizes peacefulness, truth and purity. The St. Andrew's cross that is the primary focus of the flag represents martyrdom.
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East, Middle and West Tennessee are represented by the three stars in the center of the flag. The white border around the blue circle containing the stars represents the unity of these three parts of the state. This has been Tennessee's official flag since 1905.
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One look at the Texas flag makes it clear where it nickname, The Lone Star State, came from. The blue of the flag represents the state's loyalty to the United States. The red represents bravery while the white represents purity. The lone star represents the independent nature of the Texan people.
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