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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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The Pledge Of Allegiance

their irresponsibility. The Pledge of Allegiance states that there will be liberty and justice for all. Liberty and justice work hand and hand with the freedoms that are provided through those who serve and protect our country. As time progresses, people do not feel a need to fulfill their responsibility or have national pride of this great nation, which is seen by high profile athletes kneeling during the national anthem. My obligation to America is to pledge my allegiance, to honor those who protect...

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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 Of Allegiance Pros And Cons

ability to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at any moment is almost assumed. It is a declaration of loyalty engraved in the minds of American youth. Nearly all children in the United States today know the Pledge of Allegiance by heart, but a far less percentage actually understand the words they are saying, and even those students are not guaranteed to believe the words that they are reciting. The writer of the oath himself, Francis Bellamy, said that the Pledge of Allegiance “has been pounding away...

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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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Importance Of Under God In The Pledge Of Allegiance

Lauren Miranda 01/16/17 Period 2 AP Language “Under God” In the Pledge of Allegiance The pledge of allegiance has remained an important part of the American legacy and culture. It takes part in the American school system, in American sports, and in many other areas. Many say that the pledge holds a place in their hearts, where it allows them to show their pride for their country. But in this pledge there are two words that have a tendency ring in the ears of many Americans, “under god.” In a country...

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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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