Reclaim Our Republic

The History Of Flag Day

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Flag Day 1917

Thirteen Stars and Thirteen Stripes.

It was on JUNE 14, 1777, that the Second Continental Congress selected the Flag of the United States.

In 1916, Woodrow Wilson signed the Proclamation making JUNE 14 “National Flag Day.”

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On Flag Day, 1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt stated:

“The belief in man, created free, in the image of God – is the crucial difference between ourselves and the enemies we face…

God of the free…grant us victory over the tyrants who would enslave all free men.”

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On JUNE 14, 1954, Dwight Eisenhower signed Joint Resolution (Public Law 396) adding the phrase “One Nation Under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Ike One Nation Under God

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The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher…

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