Since the original 13 Colonies have their own flag, it is high time that other states get their own flag. In this case the next group of 13 states have a right to fly this flag. The states that entered the union from Vermont to Michigan. Thus this flag represent the Next 13: Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Missouri, and Arkansas have the right to fly this flag anytime anywhere. It is also a temporal flag representing the time frame from January 1, 1791 until December 31, 1844.
This flag is based upon the Legendary Betsy Ross Flag. It has 8 red stripes and 7 blue stripes. The canton is blue and there are 13 stars for the subsequent states that joined the union from Vermont in 1791 unto Michigan an 1836.
The seven red stripes denote the southern states that were born in bondage while the blue stripes denote the northern states that were born free.