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Students swearing the Pledge on Flag Day in 1899

The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of allegiance to the Flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America. It was originally composed by Colonel George Balch in 1887. It was changed by Francis Bellamy in 1892. It was formally adopted by the Congress as the pledge in 1942.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Juramento de Lealtad para niños

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