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During the 17th century, the archipelago was divided into two territorial units, one English and the other Danish. Sugarcane, produced by slave labor, drove the islands' economy during the 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1917, the US purchased the Danish portion, which had been in economic decline since the abolition of slavery in 1848.
Designed by a sailor and adopted in 1921, the flag is based on the USA coat of arms. The bald eagle, in yellow, clutches 3 blue arrows with one foot, and an olive branch with the other. The white background is a symbol of purity. The "V.I." stands for Virgin Islands.Contact us to purchase