Apply Your Knowledge 8. The flag has gone through many different designs over the past two centuries. Pick one of the designs of the flag and write about the historical events that flag would have seen during the time it flew. You can find time-lines by doing web searches for U.S. flag designs or U.S. flag time-lines. Describe the flag you're using and cite the source(s) you used by copying and pasting the web address(es) (URL) to find the design and dates, and write about the historical events that flag would have witnessed in 200-300 words.