Essay On Pledge Of Allegiance

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Here in America, there are good things and bad things; we have wars, racism, sexism, lost lives and sickness. We have unity, however, we need to work on being a united nation as a whole. We also have a flag that knits all of this together. In time, we will come to realize that the Pledge of Allegiance is very important to our country. The way we say the Pledge may not be that way now, but it will be one day. John McCain said that in his imprisonment in Vietnam, that there was a man in his cell that made an American Flag out of two cloths of fabric. McCain said in his article in 2002, “He was not making the flag because it made him feel better. He was making that flag because he knew how important it was for us to be able to pledge our allegiance…show more content…
The Taliban in Afghanistan wanted our liberty gone. Even though the Twin Towers was destroyed and many people, firefighters and animals were killed, America did not fall. The flag was woven, like John McCain’s friend’s flag and it showed us that we are strong and that we are united, even when times are hard. We pledged our allegiance like those in Vietnam. George W. Bush said about this day, “This is a day when all Americans from every walk of life unite in our resolve for justice and peace… Yet we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world”. The video “I Am an American” was filmed right after September 11, 2001. These people in the video were united together, saying “I am an American”. They were proud of their country and glad to have a flag still waving. Our flag is still here like our National Anthem states. The National Anthem is another example of strength in our nation. Our National Anthem still touches our nation today at every sporting event, and every national event, such as the Fourth of July and Memorial Day. The National Anthem also gives us the strength of what America is and it will help us pledge our allegiance like on September 11th, 2001, and the Veterans of Vietnam. These examples help define

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