A fact about patriotism for each letter of the alphabet.
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A IS FOR AMERICANISMS
AMERICANISM is a word or phrase believed to be characteristic of English as spoken or written in the United States.
B IS FOR BILL OF RIGHTS
The BILL OF RIGHTS assures that individual freedom is protected.
C IS FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
The CIVIL RIGHTS Act prohibits descrimination for many reasons including race, sex, religion, & age.
D IS FOR DECLARATION
The DECLARATION of Independence is one of the most important documents in United States history.
E IS FOR ENLIST
It is a show of patriotism to ENLIST in one of the branches of the military.
The United States armed forces help keep the country safe.
F IS FOR FREEDOM
Americans have the FREEDOM to vote, worship, speak, and work where they want.
G IS FOR GOVERNMENT
The United States GOVERNMENT is composed of 3 distinct branches: legislative, executive, and judicial,
H IS FOR HONOR
It is an HONOR to be a citizen of the United States.
I IS FOR INTEGRITY
INTEGRITY is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
J IS FOR JUSTICE
The United States provides impartial JUSTICE for all through its Department of Justice .
K IS FOR KEYSTONE
The Constitution of the United States is the KEYSTONE of the country and has continued
to provide liberty longer than any other written document of government in all history.
L IS FOR LIBERTY
The Statue of LIBERTY represents the freedom that is found in the United States.
M IS FOR MUSEUM
There are many Military and War MUSEUMS in the United States.
N IS FOR NATIONAL ANTHEM
It is patriotic to stand when the NATIONAL ANTHEM of the United States is played.
O IS FOR OLD GLORY
OLD GLORY is the nickname for the Flag of the United States
which is the most recognized flag in the world.
P IS FOR PLEDGE
It is patriotic to say the PLEDGE of Allegiance.
About half of the schools in the United States require the pledge to be recited.
Q IS FOR QUARTER
The United States Mint issued a QUARTER with a patriotic design
to honor each state in the order in which it entered the Union. It is now issuing a quarter for National Sites in the United States.
R IS RESERVISTS
RESERVISTS are former military personnel and sometimes civilians
who are ready to interrupt their personal lives to help in national emergencies.
S IS FOR SALUTE
It is patriotic to SALUTE the flag every time the Star Spangled Banner is played or the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.
T IS FOR TRUST
"In God We TRUST" was adopted as the motto of the United States in 1956
as an alternative or replacement to the unofficial motto of E pluribus unum,
which was adopted when the Great Seal of the United States was created and adopted in 1782.
It first appeared on U.S. coins in 1864 and has appeared on paper currency since 1957.
U IS FOR UNIQUE
The United States is a UNIQUE melting pot of many peoples and cultures.
V IS FOR VOTE
Every citizen has the opportunity to VOTE once they are 18 years of age.
W IS FOR WISDOM
WISDOM is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight.
X IS FOR eXAMPLE
Every citizen of the United States should set a good EXAMPLE of patriotism.
Y IS FOR YOUTH
There are thousands of YOUTH organizations in the United States.
Z IS FOR ZEAL
ZEAL is diligence, eagerness, and interest in pursuing something.
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