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    once said, “We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.” What is he saying? We, as in all Americans pledge the same pledge to the same flag for the same reason, and when we think about that reason, the words “Under God” don’t matter. Because of this, public schools should allow the pledge of Allegiance back into daily routine. The pledge enforces a sense of unity with our country, and it teaches young children about the heritage of our country and how to act as an ethical citizen. To begin with, the pledge enhances or country 's unity. Unity is a sense of coming together as one nation. Directly in the pledge we state that we pledge…

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    Originally written as a salute to the American flag, the Pledge of Allegiance has been recited by millions of schoolchildren every morning since its debut during the 1892 Columbus Day Celebration. The revised oath is viewed as a patriotic representation of America’s virtues. Above all national symbols, nothing has provoked as much controversy as the issue on the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools. Beginning in the early 2000s, there has been an increase in schools…

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    The Pledge of Allegiance is a poem we respect. It is very important because it holds much history, schools recite it every day and the purpose of it. Here lately there are many debates on keeping the Pledge of Allegiance. There’s just too much about it to give it up. The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by Francis Bellamy. Francis Bellamy was a socialist minister who was born in 1855 and died in 1931. His poem was first published in The Youth’s Companion on September 8, 1892. The…

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    When the pledge of allegiance was originally proposed, it read, “I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all" (Bellamy). Since then, of the United States of America and Under God have been added. The phrase “Under God”, proposed in 1954, was originally meant to differentiate the United States from communist, atheist Soviet Union (USHistory.org). One of the main proponents for adding it to the pledge was the…

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    The Pledge of Allegiance, as it is currently written, has no place in the elementary public school system. The pledge was meant to be inclusive and to instill a sense of patriotism among American’s. However, when you force people to be united under one God then it is no longer inclusive. Particularly, children do not have the cognitive ability to fully comprehend this pledge. The department of education, local school districts or principles should mandate the recitation of the pledge of…

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    The Pledge of Allegiance, written in 1892 by Christian socialist minister Francis Bellamy, was formally adopted by congress in 1942. The Pledge of Allegiance has gone through changes throughout the years; the two most major changes being in 1923 and 1954. The Pledge and its unique language is the reason it has stayed rooted in American culture. One can see that the words are quick and to the point while still staying true to the patriotic roots from which it was made. These changes to the Pledge…

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    I really believe it should be up to the students to choose if they would like to stand or not during the pledge of allegiance in schools. America is filled with all different people meaning all sorts of different types of people contribute to making up this country. By forcing kids to recite the words of the pledge, including “under God,” if they do not believe in god then they are being forced to say what they don’t believe in. Our great nation is very orientated with all our freedoms, and by…

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    about the pledge of allegiance, the girl sat quietly in her seat. Her face burned bright red from embarrassment and frustration at being misunderstood. The pledge of allegiance has become a part of everyday life for kids in elementary, middle and high school. From a young age kids are taught to recite this oath before class every morning. It has become so ingrained in American society that it is rarely questioned or comprehended, even by those who daily pledge their loyalty and respect to God…

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    Pledge Your Allegiance Picture a place where children, starting from the ripe age of 7 years old, are made to chant a contract of their loyalty to a an idol that represents ideals they don’t yet understand. Imagine that they not only say it but also undergo a ritual each morning to praise the idol. Any dissident who forgoes the ritual is condemned and questioned, even being outcast by piers. You may be envisioning a country such as Russia or China, or even some fictional, Orwellian government,…

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    United under the flag of our country or under the God which watches over our country, which do you believe? The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy in 1892, made its first appearance in the Youths’ Companion, a national family magazine and later the Pledge was edited by congress and the president at the time to include the reference to God. The Pledge was created to be the ultimate symbol of nationhood for the people of The United States of America. We remember The pledge as it…

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