Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy…

The peculiar history of the Pledge of Allegiance

Before American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi's Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to placing a hand over the heart. Search Frances Bellamy or Bellamy salute

Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy Salute so named after Francis Bellamy who wrote the pledge of allegiance in 1892. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi's Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a hand over the heart.  >>Why I don't don't stand for the pledge. It's crazy and militaristic.

Students pledging allegiance to the American flag with the Bellamy salute. It was replaced with today’s ‘hand-over-heart’ salute during World War II, since it looked similar to the gesture used by Adolf Hitler’s Nazis.

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I would encourage Americans who still insist on watching professional football not to boil at Kaepernick and, instead, to rethink why they are standing every time the “national” government insists on it. [Read more]

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The Bellamy salute is the salute described by Francis Bellamy, to accompany the American Pledge of Allegiance, which he had authored. Later, the Nazis adopted a similar salute. It was officially replaced by the hand-over-heart salute when Congress amended

Bellamy salute by Francis Bellamy (1855–1931), to accompany the American Pledge of Allegiance, which he had AUTHORED in 1892. During the period when it was used with the Pledge of Allegiance, it was sometimes known as the "flag salute." Later, during the 1920s and 1930s, Italian fascists and Nazis adopted a salute which had a similar form. This resulted in controversy over the use of the Bellamy salute in the United States.

"Pledge of Obedience," a Mediander post featuring Bel Kaufman, Francis Bellamy, James B. Upham and more.

Bellamy Salute: Did Americans once salute Hitler?: The Bellamy Salute in US classroom - 1930

The Bellamy Salute: Did Americans Once Salute Adolph Hitler?

Until Americans appeared to be saluting Adolph Hitler while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. It was called the Bellamy Salute.

Until Dec 22, 1942, this is how Americans saluted the flag. It was amended to the hand over heart method. We can imagine why...

Changing the flag salute

April Actress Irene Rich leads citizens in salute to the flag during program at the Hollywood Bowl. The flag salute, as shown in this image, was replaced by the hand-over-heart method. [for obvious reasons] Credit: Los Angeles Times

The nazi salute was originally in america it was called the bellamy salute. The hand over the heart as a salute was implemented later in the 1940s by americans

The nazi salute was originally in america it was called the bellamy salute. The hand over the heart as a salute was implemented later in the by americans

Hitler ruined several perfectly good things forever -- tiny mustaches, the swastika as a good luck charm, and all hand signals that look anything like the "Heil Hitler" salute. But Hitler didn't invent any of them. For decades, children across America happily heiled the Stars 'n' Stripes in what was then known as the Bellamy salute.

The Bellamy Salute: Did Americans Once Salute Adolph Hitler?

School children in Southington, Connecticut performing the Bellamy salute in May 1942 [This extremely creepy form of patriotic display was abandoned in favor  of the right hand on the heart salute sometime in 1942, when people  realized that the Bellamy salute was a lot like the Nazi salute]

Charles Fenno Jacobs - School children in Southington, Connecticut performing the Bellamy salute in May 1942

Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute.

Before American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi’s Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a.

Bellamy salute - Wikipedia

Bellamy salute - Wikipedia

The Bellamy salute was named after Francis J. Bellamy, the author of the Pledge of Allegiance. However, anyone can see the trouble this salute may have caused in the WWII era. The similarities between the Bellamy salute and Hitler’s salute drew commentary as early as the mid-1930s. Congress feared footage of the Bellamy salute could be used by Nazis as propaganda: “the photos could be mischaracterized as proof that Americans were expressing support for the ideologies of Hitler and…

Why The U.S. Bellamy Salute Was Problematic

Symbolism Run Amok: The Demise of the Bellamy Salute - wafflesatnoon.com

In the American State of Vermont the teacher was dismissed from school for the fact that she trained children in a Nazi greeting. The local edition Seven Days reports about it.

The Bellamy salute is the salute described by Francis Bellamy, Christian socialist minister and author, to accompany the American Pledge of Allegiance, which he had authored. During the period whe

The "Bellamy Salute" was the original way to salute the flag, until it fell out of favor during WWII, for obvious reasons.

Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts spread swastikas, Nazi salutes & mechanical chanting to flags globally. THE BELLAMY SALUTE & THE BELLAMY SWASTIKA in Scouting, Wandervögel Wandervogel, Adolf Hitler Youth, Pledge Of Allegiance http://rexcurry.net/pledge-of-allegiance-scouts-villefranche.jpg Francis Bellamy, Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward, WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS, Whirling logs, Rolling logs

The Pledge of Allegiance was the origin of Nazi salutes and Nazi behavior (see the work of the historian Dr. There are startling old photos and videos of the USA's pledge of Allegiance showing its earlier eery gesture.

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