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  • The Pledge of Allegiance

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    Under God, With Liberty and Justice for All The Pledge of Allegiance has been recited through the hallways of American public schoolhouses for centuries. This anthem to America starts each school day by students pledging and appreciating the freedoms and liberties America provides to citizens of the United States. The issues surrounding this Iconic American Symbol are these simple but valiant words, “Under God”. These words have caused lawsuits forcing the Supreme Court answer the following questions:

  • the pledge of allegiance

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    The Pledge Of Allegiance The Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892 by a man named Francis Bellamy for a children’s magazine called The Youth’s Companion. Mr. Bellamy wanted the flag to fly above every school in America so that children would feel pride and love for their country when reciting the words to the Pledge of Allegiance. That was before the recent September 11, 2001 attacks. The Pledge of Allegiance is a solemn oath of allegiance or fidelity to the U.S. I pledge allegiance, has always

  • The Pledge of Allegiance

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    beginning of each day in many public and private schools around the country, students stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. In fact, 35 states have passed laws mandating that the Pledge be recited on a daily basis. This issue has been a source of controversy for years. On one side of the argument exists families and educators who believe in the citizenship and patriotism that reciting the Pledge brings (Chiodo, 2011). On the opposing side, families and educators argue the possible threat to an individual’s

  • The Pledge Of Allegiance

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    First, I would like to talk about the history of the Pledge of Allegiance. Many people today recite the Pledge of Allegiance but do not know the history that took place behind it. The Pledge of Allegiance was originally written more than a century ago. The original pledge was: I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic, for which it stands, one Nation, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all . The flag serves as a symbol of our country and its proud traditions of freedom and equal opportunity

  • Analysis Of The Pledge Of Allegiance

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    Composition 1 1 November, 2014 Imagine being disciplined for respectfully opting out of a pledge that you do not believe in, for standing up for what you believe. The first that most people think of when that’s said is “that’s against the first amendment,” which is correct. No person should be forced into reciting something they don’t believe in, and it’s going against the constitution in doing so. The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America is a fealty to the Flag and the Republic of the United

  • The Importance Of The Pledge Of Allegiance

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    The Pledge of Allegiance was a staple in American schools when I was in grade school. Every morning we would recite the pledge and proclaim our allegiance to God and Country. It was a way to express patriotism and some of the values on which our nation was built. At what point did citing the Pledge of Allegiance; a proclamation that is suppose to represent freedom, begin to infringe on civil liberties? Has their always been bias language in the Pledge of Allegiance? This paper will discuss the first

  • The Importance Of The Pledge Of Allegiance

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    call for those of a broken nation to join together under one flag. The solution appeared when the Pledge of Allegiance was formed as it is now recited all across the country to bring unity throughout. Americans pledge loyalty to their country when reciting the Pledge of Allegiance which affirms the values and freedom of the United States (“The Pledge of Allegiance”). The original Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy in August 1892 (Baer). Bellamy is a Baptist minister who would lecture

  • Pledge Of Allegiance Speech

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    The Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892 and “by the time of the Second World War, many states had made the daily recitation of the pledge mandatory for teachers and students” (“The Pledge of Allegiance,” par. 2). In 1954 congress passed a law inserting the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. Students in schools started to refuse to stand and recite the pledge along with their teacher and classmates and as a result they would be punished for not doing so. This was seen as a big controversy

  • Pledge Of Allegiance Persuasive Speech

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    “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 is recited on several occasions, but should students be required to say it in the morning of every school day? Even though some people say the Pledge of Allegiance should be removed from a daily school schedule, students who are American citizens should recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning

  • Pledge Of Allegiance Persuasive Essay

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    When the morning announcements come on and say, “Please rise for the Pledge of Allegiance,” people normally don’t think anything of it, but to stand up and recite a few lines to something they learned in kindergarden. However, some people may feel it is wrong to say the Pledge based upon a religion that they practice. Requiring students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance does violate the First Amendment due to the fact that they are protected under the Freedom of Speech clause. This is seen through