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Why Americans Once Gave The ‘Bellamy Salute’

AFRICANGLOBE - The American school children in the picture are showing their loyalty to our flag and country by giving the “Bellamy Salute” while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Despite how it might look, the Bellamy Salute had nothing to do with Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler, but it did cause quite stir many years ago.In fact, the Bellamy Salute is an interesting aside on the history of the Pledge of Allegiance itself.

Florida Student Arrested After Refusing To Recite The Pledge Of Allegiance

AFRICANGLOBE - A Florida student is facing misdemeanor charges after a confrontation with his teacher that began with his refusal to recite the Pledge of Allegiance which was then escalated into what officials claim to be disruptive behavior.