Fourth of July: Founders, Facts and 'No Fooling?'

5 of 20 Photos
Next »
The American Flag
  • Founding Fathers created the Census
  • Population
  • The British are Coming!
  • The American Flag
  • Fireworks
  • Signers of the Declaration of Independence
  • Founding Father: John Adams
The American Flag
$3.8 million: In 2012, the dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags. The vast majority of this amount ($3.6 million) was for U.S. flags made in China.

$614,115: Dollar value of U.S. flags exported in 2012. Mexico was the leading customer, purchasing $188,824 worth.

$302.7 million: Dollar value of shipments of fabricated flags, banners and similar emblems by the nation’s manufacturers in 2007, according to the latest published economic census statistics.