In 1864 she tells a story within a story, at moments the poem is hard to read because of the horrific actions they were taken against the Navajo people during their forced removal of their homelands to In 1864, 8,354 Navajos were forced to walk three hundred m. The first flag had thirteen stars and thirteen stripes to represent the the original thirteen colonies. There are many other ways that you could help these citizens just to let them know that we are thankful for them. In a parade, as the flag was being carried in front by one of the brigades, everyone held his or her hand over his or her heart as the flag passed that person. You can feel Patriotic, but not really know what it means. I am inspired by those patriots who have spoken out and fought for our freedom. Board of Education court ruling marked the dawn of desegregation in America.
We think that this is not possible. The only thing you got in this world is what you can sell. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! Lisa Drinkall What the Flag Means to Me The flag is not just important to me, but to many people. The six winning entries receive a certificate from Post 298 and a 3'x5' nylon outdoor flag. Others say, to be patriotic, people should be outspoken and voice their oppositions to what is going on in the government. We have multiple rights that have made us who we are today.
The superintendent expelled the children for their refusal to salute the flag. People call it the unification of America, the great coming-together of a wounded people, a show of support and of national feeling from every corner of our nation. Those words truly define that he was a patriot. The Congress has no control over us; we do what seems right and express what we set upon. What does the flag really mean? We have to kind of be open to the spirit of forgiving.
No one star represents any particular state. Imagine not being able to speak out against the government. It definitely is not acceptable to insult the men and women who fight every day to protect this nation by burning the symbol of their labors. Next, In standing up for what you believe in. Interested teachers may also contact Post 298 for more information. In the top left corner, is a small, blue rectangle with fifty white stars, representing the fifty states that make us the country we know today.
After the devastating September 11 terrorist attacks, a wave of patriotism is flooding the country. The stripes in the flag stand for the thirteen original colonies. Betsy Ross was indeed a real person who lived in the 1700's, but no one can prove she actually sewed the American Flag. There are a lot of people who have lost someone who can never be replaced. Entry forms are available at Post 298 in the late fall or through your school office. But to all of us, they will always be thanked for their gratitude toward us. Controversy continually circles around symbols and how they are treated, respected, and destroyed.
In fact, no two people you meet will have the same explanation of what it means to them. Those who support the no-flag burning amendment argue that the United States flag is a special case. Patriotism is loving my country, supporting it, and striving to make it a more perfect Union. A word that engulfs your entire being and forces you to live you a certain way based on hundreds of years of the past. This continues until all the pieces are in the incinerator and the fire is lit. Our patriotism only comes out when Pakistan plays against India in a cricket match.
With one sentence, Luci Tapahonso explains beautifully the historical generational trauma Native Americans have had to endure and are still enduring today. It is not affiliated with slavery and segregation as many believe it to be. In the last six years I have had the opportunity to meet some really special people. Branching off of that there is also flag desecration, which is basically abusing a flag in public. Following the regular way of life is our nature and endorsing it our second nature. One opinion of the flags representation is that the flag represents our history, and the formerly mentioned idea of patriotism.
Did we gave up on ourselves, allowing people to overpower us and make the decisions their own. Another view of the American flag is the colors red, white, and blue. For many Americans the flag represents freedom, pride, and justice. Willy cannot understand why the promises made between him and his original boss, do not mean anything to his new boss Howard. . The stripes in the flag stand for the thirteen original colonies.
He was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. But I also agree with the flag amendment that puts a law in place making it wrong for the American flag to be vandalized. Because of that, there are things called flag burning ceremonies. Each classroom represented is offered a 2'x3' indoor flag. Two decades ago, my parents immigrated to the United States from Asia seeking for new opportunities. Another side of free speech involves a case which allow schools to restrict speech that is promoting illegal drug use.