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American Minute for June 14th By William J. Federer

June 14, 1777 Second Continental Congress Chose American flag

Thirteen Stars and Thirteen Stripes.

It was on JUNE 14, 1777, that the Second Continental Congress selected the Flag of the United States.

In 1916, Woodrow Wilson signed the Proclamation making JUNE 14 “National Flag Day.”

On Flag Day, 1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt stated:

“The belief in man, created free, in the image of God – is the crucial difference between ourselves and the enemies we face…

God of the free…grant us victory over the tyrants who would enslave all free men.”

On JUNE 14, 1954, Dwight Eisenhower signed Joint Resolution (Public Law 396) adding the phrase “One Nation Under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Eisenhower stated:

“From this day forward, the millions of our school children will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural school house, the dedication of our nation…

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