Page Title:The Gadsden Flag
One of Several Don't Tread On Me Flags Money As Debt
Long a favorite of Revolutionary War History Buffs
The Gadsden Flag:A Symbol Since 1776 when it was given given by Christopher Gadsden of South Carolina to Esek Hopkins the, first commander in chief of the continental navy, who used it as his personal flag. In modern times it became popular with The Tea Party beginning in 2009. Many people mistakenly believe that this flag first came into existence then and incorrectly refer to it as "The Tea Party Flag."
The message to the British was unmistakable. This has always been the most recognizable of the different colonial snake flags.