Quote of the Day

—The original Pledge of Allegiance (adopted in 1942)—

I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

—Revised Pledge of Allegiance (1954)—

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.

  3 comments for “Quote of the Day

  1. June 14, 2018 at 3:35 PM

    Wow!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. alstacer
    June 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM

    The original pledge was written in 1892 by a Christian socialist to help promote the sale of flags to schools. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Bellamy

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    • June 15, 2018 at 6:38 AM

      Thanks for the info, Al. I edited the post to reflect that the pledge was adopted in 1942.
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