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The Anne Frank Project

pledging can be beneficial, but also life threatening Hank Nuwer, who is an author and professor whose academic specialty is hazing education was the speaker of this session. Hank began the session with a fascinating one-man play called “A Broken Pledge” that he wrote, and performed himself. The lecture, followed by the play gave me a fair amount of information on how the hazing rituals are enacted, how they have been so difficult to put a halt to, and how there is at least one hazing death a year...

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Prayer in School

Constitution (Stevens, Justice in Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe). American Atheists are a group of people that don't believe in God. They hold a big voice in removing prayer out of school. They also took part in removing the Pledge of Allegiance from schools as well. I think everyone should have their on opinion but, it should not be omitted for schools totally. Conclusion I think not having prayer in schools is a big reason why there is violence in the schools. Schools shooting...

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schools; prayer in the classroom deviates from the Founding Father’s vision, excludes other religious activities/rituals and ostracizes individuals who do not participate in prayer in the classroom. For generations, children have said the Pledge of Allegiance in school, but many people might not know that the words “under God” were added to this declaration (Gaylor), in 1954. Many consider Atheism as unpatriotic and ‘un-American’ as is communism” (Robinson). This simplistic mind set must have the...

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Concept of Religion and Constitution

Father prayer and also in the morning they had a bible reading. Until one person made the decision that it was a violation of her first amendment rights. Now it is a violation of the 1st amendment. Now what is up for questioning is in our pledge of allegiance there is a phrase “one nation under God” and on our money it says “in God we trust” neither one are promoting any one religion and therefore to me are not in violation of the 1st amendment. However, we have folks that say it is a violation...

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The Pledge Controversy

The Pledge Controversy "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." The Pledge of Allegiance, written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy has undergone quite an evolution. It was made mandatory in schools by the US Supreme Court in 1940 but was withdrawn three years later, was congressionally recognized as national pledge in 1942 and was further augmented with words “under god”...

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Why the Pledge Should Be Revised

Why the Pledge of Allegiance Should Be Revised In Gwen Wildes essay, “why the pledge should be revised,” Wilde stroungly believes that the pledge of allegiance should only be used for the sole purpose of patriotism. In wildes essay she states many facts of the original pledge. Wilde states that the first original pledge, issued in 1892, read as I Pledge Allegiance To My Flag, And To The Republic For which It Stands; One Nation Indivisible, With Liberity and Justice for all.” In her essay she included...

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Should the Pledge be said in schools?

The pledge of Allegiance should not be said in schools; or at least not every day. The monotony of repetition dulls true impact of the pledge, and the words stop being anything besides a day-to-day annoyance. The Pledge is exactly that; a promise. In reciting it as a routine it loses its meaning. To “pledge” something is to make a solemn promise. Most students I know use the time set aside for the pledge to screw off. No promises there, let alone solemnness. They don’t care as they solemnly...

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saying the Pledge of Allegiance. By taking out “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance and inserting “with religious freedom” in its place it would be an improvement to the Pledge of Allegiance. Most citizens of America are affiliated with some sort of religion, so by having the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance does not affect them at all. Even though a large portion of the population in the United States does not mind having “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance we cannot forget...

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chapter opened with a discussion of the Pledge of Allegiance. Given what you learned about the hidden curriculum, what sort of implicit lessons do you think are begin taught when students say the pledge? 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 ______________________________________________ Lee Greenwood: It's a pledge to fulfill our duties and obligations...

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This I Believe

and Halloween. But the one thing that didn’t just confuse us but also confused the faculty at my school is that Gino didn’t say the pledge of allegiance. One day Gino brought into class a book to read at recess about two boys who also didn’t say the pledge of allegiance. In the book two students were confronted by their teacher about not saying the pledge allegiance and were sent to the principal’s office. Once in the office the principal had an American flag on his desk. He asked the boys to spit...

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