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The renowned name of Old Glory was originated in 1831 by Captain William Driver, a shipmaster from Salem, Massachusetts. As he was leaving on one particular of his many voyages aboard his ship the Charles Doggett, his buddies presented him with a lovely flag of twenty four stars. To get a second perspective, consider glancing at: 403 Forbidden. History had been produced and ultimately, on March 3, 1931, his song was adopted as our national anthem. As a youngster growing up in the United States, you discovered to pledge your allegiance to the American flag. But did you know, that right after all the present controversy about omitting the Beneath G-d part, that the original pledge went like this: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands - one nation indivisible - with liberty and justice for all." Ironic, isnt it? But accurate nonetheless. That original Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy on September 8, 1892. Bellamy was a circulation manager in Rome, New York and printed those words on thousands of leaflets that were sent out to public schools across the country. Then, on October 12, 1892, far more than 12 million kids recited the Pledge of Allegiance in their morning classes, thereby beginning a mandatory school-day ritual.

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