|An excerpt from the September 8, 1892 Youth's Companion with the original Pledge of Allegiance (the full page is available from firstmention.com/Documents/pledge1.jpg ) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
|English: American students pledging to the flag in a former form of the salute, specifically the Bellamy salute . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
against the original stance that one took when reciting the pledge and a protest by the daughter of the famous pledge’s author, citing only that the new wording did not uphold the original works presented, that is, that it did not reflect her father’s principles for writing the piece in the first place (that being meant for all nations) keep in mind at no time was the pledge itself contested, until her complaints some 62 years after it was written (1892-1954) over “under God”, a question I pondered, if Mr. Bellamy was alive when this change took place, would a Baptist Minister uphold those words or would he be as dismissive as his own daughter.
|English: Pledge of Allegiance marker on the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh 40°26′18.56″N 79°59′46.17″W / °S °W / ; latd>90 (dms format) in latd latm lats longm longs (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|