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did the pledge always have "one nation under God" in it?

i saw someone once said that it did not...but is that true?

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shay1130

Asked by shay1130 at 1:32 AM on Aug. 4, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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    YES always until it was removed by some
    jojomommy

    Answer by jojomommy at 1:33 AM on Aug. 4, 2010 (hidden) + expand

  • that was added in the 50's or 60's I think.. not sure on the date but NO it did not always include that phrase!!!

    Morgain

    Answer by Morgain at 1:34 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • No. It was officially added in the 1950s under the Eisenhower administration.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 1:37 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • ahhh, here it is... "The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an oath of loyalty to the national flag and the republic of the United States of America, originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892. The Pledge has been modified four times since then, with the most recent change adding the words "under God" in 1954."   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pledge_of_Allegiance (There are countless other sources for this info... this was just the one I found first.)

    Morgain

    Answer by Morgain at 1:37 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Well that is interesting. i never knew that.
    mommy2boys03

    Answer by mommy2boys03 at 1:39 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • No.. that part of the pledge was added by an act of Congress during the 1950's. It was added as part of the effort to boilster Americans up against the "red scare"..
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 1:40 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Of course not. It was originally written in 1892. "under God" wasnt added until 1954.
    devonNjaedon

    Answer by devonNjaedon at 1:42 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Don't care, I don't do ANYTHING under "god" (fictional charachter) so it does not matter to me.
    truthteller0722

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 1:45 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • okay..i just googled it. thanks.. i just see all these people on facebook making a big deal about the pledge...
    shay1130

    Comment by shay1130 (original poster) at 1:49 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • No it didnt.. I did some research and posted in a question like this a couple days ago or so. However the reason it was put in was a very good reason and why it should not be removed at all.
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 2:06 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

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