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If I may I would like to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and give you a definition for each word. —Red Skelton, 1969
 

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I: Me, an individual, a committee of one.
 

PLEDGE: Dedicate all of my worldly goods to give without self pity.
 

ALLEGIANCE: My love and my devotion.

June 22, 1942 — The Pledge of Allegiance is formally adopted by US Congress.

June 14, 1954— President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the resolution adding the words “under God” to the nation’s Pledge of Allegiance. “From this day forward, the millions of

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