Cultures

Advantages & Disadvantages of Population Growth

Advantages & Disadvantages of Population Growth

Texas has about 172 million acres. There are about 6.8 billion people on Earth. All 6.8 billion people on Earth could physically fit in a ...

How to Fold a Confederate Flag

How to Fold a Confederate Flag

Just like all national flags, the Confederate flag requires certain etiquette when folding it. The Stars and Bars are a symbol for the ...

Three Ways of Displaying the U.S. Flag

Three Ways of Displaying the U.S. Flag

Displaying an American flag is a sign of strong patriotic feelings. As the symbol of a living nation, the flag should be treated with ...

What Are the Rules for Flying the U.S. Flag at Night?

What Are the Rules for Flying the U.S. Flag at Night?

There are certain rules that pertain to flying the United States flag. It is a symbol of the U.S., and when properly displayed, shows that ...

What Do the Colors of the Confederate Flag Mean?

What Do the Colors of the Confederate Flag Mean?

The Confederate flag today was the last of four flags flown by the Confederacy. While design of the flags changed, each flag used the same ...

Why Are there Coins on Headstones in the Cemetery?

Why Are there Coins on Headstones in the Cemetery?

Although the places, times and reasons may differ, coins have been widely used as part of funeral traditions. In some cases, the coins may ...

How to Cancel a Costco Membership

How to Cancel a Costco Membership

Costco is a membership warehouse club -- a store that sells merchandise in bulk and at deep discounts, but at the cost of purchasing a ...

How to Fly the U.S. Flag on Memorial Day

How to Fly the U.S. Flag on Memorial Day

The first Memorial Day in 1868 was called Decoration Day, a time for people to decorate the graves of the soldiers who fought for the North ...

How to Compare British, Australian & Confederate Flags

How to Compare British, Australian & Confederate Flags

Distinguish between the British, Australian and Confederate flags by comparing the various individual elements in their makeup. The ...

How to Prepare a Fallen Soldier Table

How to Prepare a Fallen Soldier Table

A sad part of military etiquette is honoring service members who have fallen in the line of duty. Remembering them honors their sacrifice ...

What Do the Colors on the German Flag Represent?

What Do the Colors on the German Flag Represent?

The flag of a nation represents the history and culture of a society. The German flag has evolved over time to become the black, red and ...

How to Get a Word in the Dictionary

How to Get a Word in the Dictionary

The English language added the one millionth word to the lexicon in June 2009. It is the official language in hundreds of countries, and as ...

Parade Flag Etiquette

Parade Flag Etiquette

Flags can play a prominent role in parades, and there are specific etiquette rules that must be followed in order to handle flags properly. ...

How to Hang a Flag

How to Hang a Flag

Since June 14, 1777, when the Continental Congress passed the Flag Act, the United States of America has been represented by a flag ...