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  California Bear Flag - 1846
Historic California Bear Flag as photographed in 1890.
This flag, raised at Sonoma on June 14, 1846, was in the possession of the Society of California Pioneers at the time of the 1906 Great Earthquake and Fire, and burned during the conflagration.
The Bear Flag was replaced by the American flag.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist6/toddflag.html   (430 words)

  
 Bear Flag Revolt
The California Bear Flag was first raised in Sonoma, California in 1846 by rebellious white settlers, who declared independence for California, in what came to be known as the Bear Flag revolt.
A refined version of the flag, with a smaller star and finer rendition of the bear is now the official state flag of California.
Dark Brown– of the bear outline, paws, shading, fur undulations, iris of the eye, the 12 grass tufts in the grass plot and the setters is Seal, [Pantone 462C]."
www.liberty-ca.org /presentations/california_bear_flag_revolt.htm   (357 words)

  
  Bear Flag Revolt - Spanish and Mexican Periods 1776-1846 - San Francisco Coastal Defenses - Presidio of San Francisco
The bear designed on the flag was the source of much entertainment, due to its closer resemblance to a hog.
Because of their flag, the insurgents immediately became known as the Bears and their uprising became known as the Bear Flag Revolt.
The Bear Flag Revolt put the territory claims of Mexico into question, paving the way for the United States to seize control of the Pacific Coast shortly thereafter.
www.nps.gov /prsf/coast_defense/spanish/spike/bearflag.htm   (680 words)

  
 Bear Flag - Bear Flag Pattern
The bear flag is a continuation pattern which only slightly retraces the decline preceding it.
The flag portion of the pattern has highs and lows which can be connected by small trend lines which are parallel, giving the flag portion the look of a small channel.
The bear flag pattern was confirmed as the lower trend line was broken to the downside.
www.thestockbandit.com /Bear-flag.htm   (261 words)

  
 The Great California Bear Flag Hunt.
And beyond the Bear Flag logo's demonstration of my affection for California, it is a not-so-subtle reminder of the original purpose of the United States Constitution- to form a more perfect union of sovereign states, of which California is the very best.
Even though the state's Bear Flag bear did not match the state's flag language, it was a much nicer design than I had created, so I decided to go ahead and use it in my logo.
Dimensions, excluding heading and unfinished flag ends: The hoist or flag width is two-thirds of the fly or flag length; the red stripe width is one-sixth of the hoist width.
www.vistech.net /users/rsturge/bearflag.html   (889 words)

  
 California (U.S.)
Dimensions, excluding heading and unfinished flag ends: The hoist or flag width is two-thirds of the fly or flag length; the red stripe width is one-sixth of the hoist width.
The story associated with this flag depicted in the painting it is that officers sympathetic with the notion of independence for California took this Mexican Flag defaced with "Independencia de California" to the Padre at the Mission Santa Barbara.
The emblem on the governor's flag is a modified version of the design of the California State Seal (minus the wording around the rim), not of the governor's seal of office.
flagspot.net /flags/us-ca.html   (1130 words)

  
 Bear Flag : BearHide Creations : CafePress.com
With a slight alteration of the bear paw sun, the flag is in its original concept.
The concept behinde this bear pride flag has somewhat of a Native American view (the white, fl and brown stripes represent the different bear in the world.
All these bears live between the green of the earth and the blue of the sky all watched over by the great Bear Sun).
www.cafepress.com /bearhide/333424   (110 words)

  
 The California Bear Flag Revolt - 1846
An officer of the United States, Lieutenant A. Gillespie, of the marines, bearing messages to the explorer, came up the river in a small boat and at once inquired about Frémont. I told him he had gone to Oregon.
The Bear Flag was still flying, and had been for a week or more.
This was simply a pretense to justify the premature beginning of the war, which henceforth was to be carried on in the name of the United States.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist6/fremont.html   (4003 words)

  
 The Mexican War and California: The Bear Flag Revolt and the Anglo-American Conquest of California
While the Bear Flag "Revolt" was in process, preparations for the actual military conquest of California were being made.
In some communities it was the Bear Flag and not that of Mexico which was lowered before the United States flag could be hoisted with proper ceremony.
In celebration of their bloodless victory, the rebels fashioned a flag bearing their emblem: a brown bear on a white field, a red stripe along the bottom and a red star in the upper corner, and the words "California Republic"--painted in pokeberry juice.
www.militarymuseum.org /BFR.html   (2171 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Page: Lost Legends (Bearing the Flag)
The rebels quickly decided to raise a new flag over Sonoma Plaza to announce their victory, resulting in hurried discussion about the composition of the banner.
The territory was formally ceded to the United States by Mexico at the conclusion of the Mexican-American War in 1848, and California was admitted to the Union as the 31st state in 1850.
When California adopted an official state flag in 1911, they hearkened back to the days of that brief republic of 1846 and chose a modernized rendition of the (mistaken) bear flag design.
www.snopes.com /lost/bearflag.asp   (661 words)

  
 Bear Pride Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Bear Flag (“bears” being gay men with an appreciation for hirsute partners) is displayed more discretely than the Rainbow Gay Pride Flag.
The colors of the flag represent the earth and the various bears that live between the sky and the ground.
A variant of the rainbow flag for “bears”.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/qq-bpf.html   (207 words)

  
 The Bear Flag Revolt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The California state flag commemorates an event that occurred in the little town of Sonoma on Sunday morning, June 14, 1846.
The original bear flag was made by William Todd, nephew of an up-and-coming Illinois attorney named Abraham Lincoln.
The main result of the Bear Flag Revolt--an event that would later be fantastically romanticized--was an unnecessary embitterment of feelings between Anglo-Americans and the Spanish-speaking Californios.
www.californiahistory.net /5_PAGES/mexamwar_revolt.htm   (243 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Bear Flag Rising: The Conquest of California, 1846: Books: Dale L. Walker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
BEAR FLAG RISING is a solid, comprehensive narrative history of the events that brought California into the Union; events that, if they hadn't been taken so seriously by the participants, could have served as the script for a farce.
Bear Flag Rising brings to life the people and battles that brought California into the Union.
The "Bear Flag Republic" took its name from the flag adopted by a group of American settlers who declared Californian independence from Mexico and then enforced their declaration by the capture of Sonoma under a flag bearing the image of a California bear.
www.amazon.com /Bear-Flag-Rising-Conquest-California/dp/0312866852   (2519 words)

  
 The International Bear Brotherhood Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The flag consists of seven horizontal stripes (a reference to the Gay Pride flag?) of supposedly ursine colours: brown, light brown, very light brown, very light yellow, white, grey and fl; on the upper hoist, a bear pawprint spanning over four stripes.
The flag shown is only one variant of the flag (the International Bear Brotherhood Flag).
The bear paw in the left upper corner makes additionally clear, for whom the friendship and affection is. Also in Europe the Bear Pride Flag prevails more and more.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/qq-ibbf.html   (355 words)

  
 Bear Flag Wine
The very first California Flag, the famous Bear Flag, was raised here on June 14, 1846 to declare California's independence.
The original flag was drawn by William L. Todd, a nephew of Mary Todd Lincoln (wife of Abraham Lincoln).
A good account can be read at the SF Museum and at the official Bear Flag Society site.
www.sonomawineshop.com /bearflagwine.htm   (309 words)

  
 Chicago bear flag
According to the evolution theory, human was evolved from chicago bear flags.
Bears are almost the strongest animal on the land.
And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward; after that, the sons of Kohath shall come to bear but they shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die.
www.aliveanimals.com /bear/gaybearcock/chicagobearflag.htm   (448 words)

  
 California State Flag - About the California State Flag, its adoption and history
he Bear Flag was first raised on June 14, 1846, at Sonoma by a group of American settlers revolting against the rule of Mexico.
he current California State Flag, adopted by the state legislature in 1911, is based on the original Bear Flag raised by pioneering Americans over Sonoma in 1846.
The Bear was representative of the numerous Grizzly Bears in the state and the words "California Republic" testify to the fiesty American pioneers who settled in the territory.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/flags/ca_flag.htm   (292 words)

  
 The Bear Flag League
Please note that the Bear Flag League admissions panel meets quarterly to consider membership applications.
If approved for membership, blogs between 3 and 6 months of age at the time of admittance will be placed on provisional membership status until the blog is 6 months old.
Provide the URLs to six (6) posts on your blog that you would like the Bear Flag League admissions panel to review when considering your blog for membership.
www.bearflagleague.com /application.php   (170 words)

  
 Bear Flag Inn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Calistoga’s Bear Flag Inn bed and breakfast sits on land that offers a unique bit of California history.
Storm gained notoriety as the creator of the first California state bear flag raised after the Bear Flag Rebellion in Sonoma, CA.
His flag was eventually replaced because the bear, on his hind legs with claws beared, appeared too vicious.
www.bearflaginn.com /history.htm   (176 words)

  
 Independent Sources » Bear Flag League
The Center for Immigration Studies recently released the report “Births to Immigrants in America 1970 to 2002.” The report includes a number of interesting findings sure to further fan the flames on all sides of the immigration issue.
Two years ago today, I started the Bear Flag League along with a half dozen cohorts to give a larger, more visible presence to the conservative voice in California.
Below is a sampling of how various bloggers in the 100+ member Bear Flag League responded to the bombings as well as their […]
independentsources.com /category/off-topic/bear-flag-league   (673 words)

  
 Bear Flag Inn - Calistoga - Bear Flag Inn Reviews - TripAdvisor
we stayed at the bear flag inn in calistoga, ca for 2 nights.
My wife and I stayed at the Bear Flag Inn on 9/11 and 9/12 due to a friend's recommendation.
Our first visit to the Napa Valley for wine tasting, so we started off at the Bear Flag INN, the standards at this wonderful BandB are excellent...Dennis and Marg made us so welcome we felt like family...
tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g32143-d248339-Reviews-Bear_Flag_Inn-C...   (706 words)

  
 Bear Flag - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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These bunny bear flags are guaranteed to brighten up your entranceway or garden.
This versatile little Chicago Bears single-sided flag is great for your garden or to hang in a window.
www.nextag.com /bear-flag/search-html   (326 words)

  
 California State Flag
Historic Bear Flag raised at Sonoma on June 14, 1846, by a group of American settlers in revolt against Mexican rule.
The flag was designed by William Todd on a piece of new unbleached cotton.
The word, "California Republic" was placed beneath the star and bear.
www.50states.com /flag/caflag.htm   (85 words)

  
 damnum absque injuria » Bear Flag League
Query whether it is proper for me to remain a member of the Bear Flag League.
Girl (can I call her “Cal?”) only saw fit to join the Bear Flag League, and not the Bear Flag League, but I’ll take what I can get.
That last one is almost a Bear Flag League member in its own right, having three BFL members, including its founder, as contributors.
www.xrlq.com /category/metablogging/bear-flag-league   (823 words)

  
 Bear Flag Elementary School - Sacramento, California - CA - school overview
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As kids continue to flock to sites like MySpace, and the backlash from parents and the media fades, it's time to take a fresh look at social networking.  More...
An opportunity for the principal at Bear Flag Elementary School to speak about curriculum, special programs, activities, goals and more.
www.greatschools.net /modperl/browse_school/ca/4678   (204 words)

  
 eBay - bear flag, Fan Apparel Souvenirs, Gardening Plants items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Bear Flag by Cecelia Holland (1996) NEW
Rustic Log Cabin Decor Grapevine Wreath Black Bear Flag
Chicago Bears NFL Vertical Flag by Wincraft (27""x37"")
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=bear+flag&newu=1&krd=1   (446 words)

  
 Bear Manufacturing: Gift Products!
From the 'flag-raising' bears to the new "bearman"
To place an order, you'll need to print and complete the order form.
Bear Manufacturing, home of the International Bear Brotherhood Flag Proud to be the only official manufacturer of the Bear Pride Flag.
www.bearmfg.com /apparel/watches/watches.html   (63 words)

  
 The Bear Flag League
The Bear Flag League is a consortium of Conservative bloggers who are current or former residents of the State of California.
We enjoy the camaraderie of our fellow Left Coast bloggers and the spirit and struggle of being in the minority as Conservatives living awash in a sea of Liberals.
Show your support for the Bear Flag League with a full line of snazzy gear from our very own Bear Flag League CafeShop store!
www.bearflagleague.com   (153 words)

  
 Over the Rainbow Shop Bear Pride Merchandise
Bear Pride Flag Silk Screen on a stick 4"x6"
Bear Pride Silk Screen Flag 3ft x 5ft $10.50
Bear Flag Hitch Cover fits 2" receiver $13.95
www.overtherainbowshop.com /bearmerchandise.htm   (34 words)

  
 American Flag Clipart - God Bless America BillyBear4Kids.com
You may use any of these Angel Bear's with the American Flag to place on your webpage.
Here's a larger flag for you to print.
Print the Angel Bear stationery page for the letters you write.
www.billybear4kids.com /USA/flag.html   (186 words)

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