We Are Proud To Be Americans

“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.”

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The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth’s Companion on September 8, 1892. Bellamy had hoped that the pledge would be used by citizens in any country.

In its original form it read:

“I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

In 1923, the words, “the Flag of the United States of America” were added. At this time it read:

“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.”

In 1954, in response to the Communist threat of the times, President Eisenhower encouraged Congress to add the words “under God,” creating the 31-word pledge we say today.

 

PATRIOTIC HOME DECOR

THE RED

Red Refrigerator
via Decor Love

 

THE WHITE

All White Kitchen
via Decordots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BLUE

Blue Pillows on White Sofa
via Pinterest

 

Please join us, and all our fellow American’s, looking at some homes that are patriotic all year long.  (Slide show below-click on to open.)

 

 

 

Please Join Us To Celebrate Our Nation’s Glory

Enjoying The Family and Friends That Mean The Most To Us

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