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  • Argumentative Statement On Flag Burning

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    Majority Opinion”, William J. Brennan explains the statement that justifies flag-burning, and, though controversial, finding closure for this matter: “Our decision is a reaffirmation of the principles of freedom and inclusiveness that the flag reflects, and of the conviction that our toleration of criticism is our sign and source of our strength” (Brennan 16). Brennan explains that though many are concerned with the idea that flag burning is legal and take action against it, they should take the other

  • The Confederate Flag And The Flag

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    quite a debate has emanated regarding the Confederate Flag. This debate has been taken from a simple ember to an all out wildfire, spreading across America, by events in recent months like the Charleston African-American church shooting and the subsequent removal of the flag from the South Caroline State Capitol. This debate has deep geographic ties from all the way back to the Civil War and what the flag stood for then and what the flag has stood for since. Each side of the debate has determined

  • A Flag for Canada Essay

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    A Flag for Canada      The Canadian Government defines a flag as “a symbol to identify people belonging to a group.”      Canada has been a country for many years but has always lacked one thing. Up until 1965, we did not have our own official flag. The first thoughts of Canada adopting its own flag started in 1925. A Privacy Council committee looked at the possibilities but their work was never completed. This meant that the Red Ensign and the

  • The Importance Of Flag Desecration

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    was with Tony Lorenza, the president of American Veterans for the Flag, who suggested allowing citizens the freedom to desecrate the flag will weaken it. A call that I listened to later stressed the same issue; should the flag amendment not pass the flag desecration would continue to weaken the flag. While I do not agree with this opinion, I understand why many may feel this way. The flag is a symbol of our freedoms, but the flag is a piece of cloth. It only has one purpose, to represent. Had our

  • Sample Resume : Flag Football

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    paraprofessionals are willing to contribute to the student’s success by guiding them in the right direction and enforcing rule violations. Introduction to Flag Football Flag football is a fun and intense game that provides students with an opportunity to learn and demonstrate manipulative, locomotor, and cognitive skills during play. By playing flag football it allows students to play in a safe environment for students to demonstrate both offensive and defensive skills in practice and game situations

  • The American Flag Essay

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    the American flag, what is the first thing that pops into your head? Is it a war? A relative? A political leader? What? For me, I usually think of the Star Spangled Banner. I grew up on a military base in Germany. If the flag were being raised or lowered, you would see soldiers, and even civilians, standing at attention, saluting the flag. In a parade, as the flag was being carried in front by one of the brigades, everyone held his or her hand over his or her heart as the flag passed that

  • The American Flag Essay

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    information about our american flag and how it came about. In the British colonies of North America before the Revolution, each of the 13 colonies had its flag. On Jan. 2, 1776, the first flag of the United States was raised at Cambridge, Mass., by George Washington. Known as the Grand Union flag, it consisted of 13 stripes, alternate red and white, with a blue canton bearing the crosses of St. George and St. Andrew. Congress, on June 14, 1777, enacted a resolution “that the Flag of the United States be

  • Persuasive Essay On The Flag

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    The flag and the national anthem represent boundless different ideals within the American people. What I can imagine it means for many Americans however, I don’t approve of whatsoever. Sports players using their public platform to initiate change, should not have to worry about the possibility of being fired when “taking a knee” during the national anthem. I’ll argue passionately that these players are being great Americans by honoring the flag and what it stands for more than anyone else, as they

  • Confederate Flag Banning

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    The Confederate flag means heritage and hate, therefore it should not be banned. That is a topic that a lot of people would say yes the flag should be banned, but in return a lot of people would also say no it should not be banned. While there is such a big outbreak of whether the Confederate flag should be taken down or not, there are some people that believe the flag represents heritage and hate. There are two sides to this controversy, if the Confederate flag got taken down it would make a

  • The Confederate Flag And Mississippi

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    The Confederate Flag and Mississippi The Confederate flag remains to be a hot topic that is drawing a lot of controversy in the state of Mississippi. Some individuals feel that the flag has a right to be flown all over the state; while, others can see it removed completely. The purpose of this paper is to discuss in detail four important topics as follows: (1) the history of the Confederate flag, (2) the economic impact, (3) state agencies and municipalities’ stance and (4) the Legislative position

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