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Pledge Of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance Pledge allegiance to the flag of United States of America. And to the republic for which it stands. One nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. So is it that hard? Now be honest. When the announcements came on the television at 7:17 in the morning, how many people were excited to stand up and say the pledge of allegiance? I would like to make a bet that more than half of you in this room didn't even say the pledge of allegiance. And go farther...

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Religion in Education: the Pledge of Allegiance

Religion in Education: The Pledge of Allegiance Since 1892, our country’s expression of loyalty and nationalism has been the Pledge of Allegiance. Written by Baptist minister Francis Bellamy, our nation’s pledge started out being published in the September issue of The Youth’s Companion, the Reader’s Digest of the day. Bellamy was the chairman of a committee of state superintendents of education in the National Education Association, and as such was in charge of planning a Columbus Day ceremony...

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The Pledge

The Pledge of Allegiance "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." (US history), is how we have been saying the pledge since 1954, so why is it that after fifty years we find a dilemma with the phrase "under God." We have always and always will say the pledge to the United States of America, not to God. Students have never minded saying that phrase, and no one...

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Analysis of Why the Pledge of Allegiance Should Be Revised

Analysis of Why the Pledge of Allegiance Should Be Revised Why the pledge of allegiance should be revised, by Gwen Wilde, is a very well written essay that the reader would most likely deem convincing. Gwen Wilde states that the Pledge in its latest from simply requires all Americans to say the phrase “one nation, under God,” when many Americans do not believe in God. She uses many different writing strategies to get her point across in a very precise and appropriate manner. Although there are some...

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The Pledge of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance In discussion of the Pledge of Allegiance, a controversial issue is whether “Under God” should be removed of kept in the pledge. Some argue that it should be removed because it excludes people of religions other than Christianity and atheists. While others contend that the statement is not a statement of religion beliefs but that it is related to American tradition and should be kept in the Pledge of Allegiance. In August of 1892, Francis Bellamy wrote the original...

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Pledge of allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth's Companion on September 8, 1892. Bellamy had hoped that the pledge would be used by citizens in any country. In its original form it read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." In 1923, the words, "the Flag of the United States of America" were added. At...

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why the pledge should be revised

“Why the Pledge of Allegiance Should Be Revised” In Gwen Wilde’s essay, “Why the Pledge of Allegiance Should Be Revised,” the author strongly believes that the pledge of allegiance should only be used for the sole purpose of patriotism. She includes in the essay the original pledge of allegiance, which was published in 1892 and did not include the words “under God.” In 1923, the pledge was revised for the first time replacing the original words, “my flag” with “the flag of the united states,” only...

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Under God in the Pledge

the ‘Under God’ portion of the Pledge either respects the belief systems of both those who believe in a God, and those who do not. This religious power struggle is the source of our conflict. I personally believe that the inclusion of ‘Under God’ should remain in our Pledge, for the simple fact that the majority of our population are believers in a God. I believe that this inclusion becomes unconstitutional when it becomes mandatory for a student to recite this Pledge, being that there will be exceptions...

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Pledge of Allegiance in School

Pledge of Allegiance in School My choice of writing for the Rogerian essay is on the topic of the Pledge of Allegiance in School. “In a decision that stunned the nation, a federal appeals court in June ruled that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools is unconstitutional because the pledge contains the words "under God" “ (Chmielewski). The banning of the Pledge of Allegiance is a very large controversial topic because one side believes that while the foundation of our country is...

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One Nation, Indivisible

the attention of our country's citizens, there was another one waging right in our own back yards. This conflict has become part of what is known as the War on Religion, or to some people, the lack thereof. I'm speaking of none other than the Pledge of Allegiance, and why the phrase “under God” should finally be removed once and for all. In 1891, Francis Bellamy, a 37-year-old Baptist minister and author, was hired as an assistant to the editor of Youth's Companion, a children's magazine based out...

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