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THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (Teacher Version)

Note: After the warm-up activity is over, you should explain to students you wanted them to understand the way the pledge was said in the 1930s and 1940s, when the Gobitis and Barnette cases were heard. The words "under God" do not appear on their cards because they were not added until 1954.

Instructions for the teacher: Make several copies of this original handout and cut them up so that each student will have a copy. If you think that you may use these for several class periods in a following year, you may want to make your copies onto colored card stock paper or laminate the cards so they will last longer.

I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
I pledge allegiance to the flag
of the United States of America
and to the Republic for which it stands
one nation indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.


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