Deep blue reminds us of loyalty and faithhulness, red reminds us of the blood and lives that was used to pay for this country, and white represents purity. Americans have freedom: that is, the right to walk in purity which goes hand in hand with the responsibility to not dirty this country.
Our pledge: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
One verse of our national anthem says:
"Oh! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just, And this be our motto: “In God is our trust.” And the star-spangled banner forever shall wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!"
The three biggest American holydays are Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Independance Day. Christmas celebrates Christ's birth and is a very old holiday. Thanksgiving is an American holiday established by the Pilgrims who first came to America. It is for to thank God for this land. And finally, Independance day: the day our declaration of INdependance was sign. This would lead to War with England, the mother land who had thus far abused her child.
George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are Americas most famous people. Washington said: It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor. Lincoln said: I am busily engaged in study of the Bible.
America's most important documents are the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. The first ten amendments of the constitution are the bill of rights. It starts with this: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."
It goes on to say: "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."
And also, "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." The end of the constitution: uses the phrase "in the year of our Lord", rather than "the Lord", when interpreting Anno Domini(AD).
There are three branches of government that keep each other in check. The legislature(states reps and senators, together called congress, make laws), the judicial(judges interprret laws), and executive(president executes laws). Each American of age has both the freedom and responsibility to vote for these offices, if possible. But if he does not vote or else selects a dirty choice, it will not be held against him. The vote are private.
“The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.” - United States Congress 1782
All American money has "In God we trust" printed on it.
America is known as "the land of opportunity."
Mount Rushmore, the liberty bell, and the statue of liberty are probably the best known American monuments.
Ps. 3312-19a "Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance. The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men. From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth. He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works. There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength. An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength. Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; To deliver their soul from death,"
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