Francis Bellamy

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  • Persuasive Essay On The Pledge Of Allegiance

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    should be aware of its meaning. There have been several versions of The Pledge and the one that we currently recite today was revised back in 1954 when president Eisenhower reacted to the communist threat. The original version was written by Francis Bellamy in 1892, who had hoped that countries around the world would recreate their own versions. Now, in most states reciting The Pledge at school is a state law. The Pledge consist of students standing up, facing the American flag, placing their right

  • Liberty And Justice For All By Francis Bellamy

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    indivisible, with liberty and Justice for all…” (pledge of allegiance) Few phrases evoke American patriotism in the same magnitude as the pledge of allegiance. Written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, he hopped to inspire americans and remind people of what makes america great. In the final line “liberty and Justice for all”, Bellamy summarized the ideals our country was founded on and what we should continue to strive for as we grow as we continue into the future. That the government should preserve the liberty

  • Argumentative Essay : The American Dream Argumentative Draft

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    American Dream Argumentative Draft Everyone thinks it’s so easy and cool to join Armed Forces, but to be honest, half of them don’t even know what the effects would be when they join and after they leave the military. People usually take our veterans for granted and they don’t acknowledge what veterans have done for us and our country. Veterans should be shown respect when they come back home, but they don’t and to me that’s just disrespectful and it also shows how out of line citizens are. Everyone

  • The Pledge Of Allegiance : Written By Francis Bellamy

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    The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy. The Youth's Companion originally published it on September 8, 1892. However, the pledge was slightly different. originally it was "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all"in 1942 The Pledge of Allegiance was formally recognized by Congress and in 1945 'under God' was added to the pledge. With a few changes, we now have what we know as the pledge of allegiance

  • The Pledge Should Be Allowed In The United States

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    Foundation, “Seeking ideas to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America on Columbus Day, 1892, President Benjamin Harrison had initiated a call for the development of a special patriotic school program to highlight the event. Bellamy and Upham were able to line up the National Education Association to support Youth's Companion as a sponsor of the observance, and arranged for President Harrison and Congress to announce a national proclamation which centered around an American flag

  • Missing Pieces Of A Utopian Puzzle Essay

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    Missing Pieces of a Utopian Puzzle Looking Backward, written by Edward Bellamy in 1888, highlights the trials and tribulations that make up the social and economic systems of nineteenth-century society by writing an optimistic utopian type novel. On the surface, the novel is the story of time traveler Julian West, a young conservative Bostonian who was hypnotized in the late 19th century and awakens to a completely restructured society set in the year 2000. In lengthy conversations with Doctor Leete

  • Goals Of Utopia

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    Utopia I. Goals & values Each citizen of Utopia should value total and complete equality above all else. Total and complete equality encompasses social matters and governmental matters; no individual is above another in any capacity. This also applies to dealings with the structure of government: the needs of the individual are equal to the needs of the government because the government is the people. This is achieved through the elimination of social hierarchy. Man cannot think of himself as

  • Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy Essay

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    Looking Backward The book Looking Backward was written by Edward Bellamy and published in the year 1888. Bellamy started off his career as a journalist but then married and decided to devote his efforts to writing fiction novels. Looking Backward was published and Bellamy was famous. The book stirred around the country and had people imagining a world like the one Bellamy created in his book. The idea of a utopia as the one he describes is unbelievable. His book is what people, of even now in

  • The Importance Of Equality In Society

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    For many years, the fight for equality has either brought peace and unity or hatred. One of the greatest events that happened in the United States was The March on Selma better known as “Bloody Sunday”. What started as a peaceful protest, turned into turmoil. Another event was when Dr. Martin Luther King gave the “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington. This speech has been effective for many decades and is a reminder that us people should unite and strive for greatness. Though gave

  • Essay on Visions of Utopia in Bellamy's Looking Backward

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    Edward Bellamy addressed many of the topics crucial to the development of a civilization in his book, Looking Backward. In the story he addresses several different features of years past utopias. Some being "universal harmony, distribution of occupation according to individual aptitudes, equality of reward, universal ease and comfort, reduction of hours of labor, suppression of idleness, of competition, of the struggle for life, and also for money" (De Laveleye). Many of these topics Bellamy addresses