August 10th, 2013

Facts about "Under God" and "In God We Trust"

A couple facts:

1- The Pledge of Allegiance was created in 1892. "Under God" was added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954. There was no reference to "God" or "Under God" prior to 1954.

2- "In God We Trust" was added to paper money in the United States in 1956. There was no reference to "God" or "In God We Trust" prior to 1956.

3- The second Red Scare, known as "McCarthyism" took place during the years of 1947–1957. These are considered some of the worst and most shameful years in American history.