The Pledge of Allegiance was Written by Francis Bellamy.
Published in the September issue of the Youth's Companion
The first law requiring kids in public schools to recite pledge past in New York
Individuals in Kansas were prosecuted for insulting or desecrating the flag
Changed the Pledge to say "United States of America"
Kids could be expelled for failing to recite the Pledge. Jehovah's Witness was insulted by pledging to something that wasn't God. The parent's kids didn't stand because of their belief. Supreme Court ruled that the kids could be expelled for not standing during the pledge
The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the last court case involving the pledge. It was reversed because the court said that we can't forced kids to say certain things.
President Eisenhower signed a law adding "Under God" to the pledge
Supreme Court Marsh v. Chambers doesn't violate the Establishment Clause
The U.S. House started saying the Pledge of Allegiance at their meetings
The U.S. Senate began saying the pledge at their meetings