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Mexico Flag Art Button Museum
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7 MEXICO
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Illustration of a flag with green, white and red vertical stripes over black text on a white background

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GREENDUCK CO. CHICAGO
PAT FEB 13 1817

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The colors of the Mexican flag originally held different meanings than today: The green stripe represented the Mexican Independence Movement, the white stripe represented Catholic faith, and the red stripe represented the union with Europe and the Americas. Today the green stripe represents hope, the white stripe unity, and the red stripe represents blood to pay tribute to those who died in the war for independence.

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AR0364
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