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The Gadsden snake is a rattlesnake found on the Gadsden Flag. The Gadsden Flag was designed by Christopher Gadsden for the Navy’s first commander-in-chief, Commodore Esek Hopkins, and is one of America’s pioneer flags. On the flag is a coiled American timber rattlesnake, which can only be seen in the US. When the Gadsden Flag was created, the snake was a prominent emblem of America, a movement initiated by Ben Franklin in the 18th century. When he publicized America’s foremost political cartoon, a snake sliced into eight portions with the inscription, “Join or Die,” which depicted Franklin’s notion that the...

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