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    PRO: Should “Under God” Remain in the Pledge of Allegiance? “Under God” was added into the Pledge of Allegiance to promote unity and respect for our founding fathers, who visioned a government based on christianity, and the show respect for the role that faith in God has had in the formation of our country. Religion has been shown since the beginning of the history of the United states, when the pilgrims first came here to escape religious persecution in Europe. One of their main goals in coming

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    placed over my heart, and reciting the pledge of allegiance. The pledge was as follows, “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”, however, that was not always how it was worded. The Pledge of Allegiance that many Americans know today has been rewritten many times, by the United States' government. Moreover, the language of the Pledge was changed in a straightforward way

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    off each of our tongues. It was as if everyone was commanded to engage in the decade-long, daily ritual: the Pledge of Allegiance. Day by day, each individual erects his or herself to recite the words we have come to learn by heart and accept into our every morning. After years of unwavering participation, I gradually noticed how odd this tradition seemed. Thoughts of what it means to pledge everything to a flag naturally followed, and these same thoughts eventually evolved into personal contemplation

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    Saying the pledge of allegiance is a sign of respect for the US troops that fight every day to protect our country and also to introduce a perception of the patriotism amongst students. There is a huge debate about if people should say the pledge of allegiance or not. Some people believe that is only right to say the pledge of allegiance, others have a completely different view. Pledging allegiance is a major cornerstone of our society today not just in schools but in sports to. Major of individuals

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    Boy, girl, boy, girl, my class, from the parking lot, turns to face the left side of the school building where the flag pole is. Our eyes follow the flag as it slowly rises to the top. We all become silent.  Every single day, the words, “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,” would come out of my mouth out of respect towards those who, day in and day out, risk their

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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

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    exercising her right to sit during the Pledge of Allegiance. Due to a variety of factors, Landry should have not faced the consequences that she encountered. The Pledge of Allegiance is a statement that many students in the U.S. learn at a young age. Without question of its origin and meaning, most students restate the flag salute often, if not daily. Historically, the pledge that is said today is a result of revisions of various pledges. The first pledge was written by Colonel George Bach in 1887

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    A Pledge of Allegiance for Everyone Part one: Seventy-three years ago, Congress put the United States in a difficult situation. It concerned the Pledge of Allegiance. They decided to add the phrase “Under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance which started a great amount of controversy among people. Some people argument that since “under God” was never a part of the original Pledge of Allegiance and many US citizens don't believe in a god at all. Any pledge they may make 'under god' would be irrational

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    While the pledge of allegiance is meant to enlist pride in students, people should have the right not to deal with this kind of patriotic ordeals. When we pledge “allegiance,” we are promising to be loyal and honest to our nation, the United States, and while these important ideas are beneficial, we should not be forced to pledge loyalty to a nation. The Declaration of Independence clearly says that people have the "right and duty" to go against an unfair as well as a corrupt government. While this

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    The Pledge of Allegiance was created by Francis Bellamy during the late 19th century as a tactic for promoting patriotism in schools, and the sales of American flags throughout the country. Later on, the pledge became a critical component of American culture through the celebrations of Christopher Columbus discovering the “New World”. Over the years, the pledge has been modified to overcome the horrors of World War II, the Holocaust, the Cold War, and other trepidatious events. However, these alterations

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