Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

The Man Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy Salute so named after Francis Bellamy who wrote the pledge of allegiance in 1892. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi's Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a hand over the heart.

Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy Salute so named after Francis Bellamy who wrote the pledge of allegiance in 1892. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi's Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a hand over the heart.

This is a collection of images to illustrate the Pledge of Allegiance. The images in this set are:Christopher Columbus, flag on pole, Francis Bellamy, Francis Bellamy writing the pledge, patriotic boy, people with hand on heart: girl, boy, soldier, girl & boy scout, justice sign, Liberty sign, Pledge of Allegiance word sign, United States word sign. 28 images (14 in color and the same 14 in B&W)This set is also available (at a discount) as part of the US GOVERNMENT CLIP ART MEGA BUNDL...

This is a collection of images to illustrate the Pledge of Allegiance. The images in this set are:Christopher Columbus, flag on pole, Francis Bellamy, Francis Bellamy writing the pledge, patriotic boy, people with hand on heart: girl, boy, soldier, girl & boy scout, justice sign, Liberty sign, Pledge of Allegiance word sign, United States word sign. 28 images (14 in color and the same 14 in B&W)This set is also available (at a discount) as part of the US GOVERNMENT CLIP ART MEGA BUNDL...

A short history of the Pledge of Allegiance.  Good, except they credit Eisenhower for adding "under God" to the Pledge.  The Knights of Columbus lobbied for this addition.

A short history of the Pledge of Allegiance. Good, except they credit Eisenhower for adding "under God" to the Pledge. The Knights of Columbus lobbied for this addition.

Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi’s Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a hand over the heart.

Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi’s Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a hand over the heart.

Famous Freemasons: Bro. Francis Bellamy's original pledge~ "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which is stands.  One nation, indvivisble, with liberty and justice for all."

Famous Freemasons: Bro. Francis Bellamy's original pledge~ "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which is stands. One nation, indvivisble, with liberty and justice for all."

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Bob Greene Ignores the Socialist Origins of the Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance & Swastika Secrets: Nazism in the USA from Francis Bellamy & Edward Bellamy by the author Ian Tinny and explaining the discoveries of the historian Dr. Rex Curry

Pledge of Allegiance & Swastika Secrets: Nazism in the USA from Francis Bellamy & Edward Bellamy by the author Ian Tinny and explaining the discoveries of the historian Dr. Rex Curry

Socialist minister Francis J. Bellamy wrote the Pledge of Allegiance in the 1890s in an effort to paper over the post-Civil War divisions; to accompany it, he devised the “Bellamy Salute&#822…

Socialist minister Francis J. Bellamy wrote the Pledge of Allegiance in the 1890s in an effort to paper over the post-Civil War divisions; to accompany it, he devised the “Bellamy Salute&#822…

September 8, 1892 - The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited. The original text was, "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." The phrase "under God" was added in 1954 during the height of the Cold War.

September 8, 1892 - The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited. The original text was, "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." The phrase "under God" was added in 1954 during the height of the Cold War.

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