The first flag of the United States was made in 1776 and was first rose by George Washington on New Years. On June 14, 1777 the Continental Congress had came up that there should be 13 stripes on the flag. Also, on June 14 1777 the flag of the United States had been adopted to the union. In 1793 George Washington had gotten his first shipment of colors for the flag. From 1777 to 1960 congress has passed many acts that has made the shape design from the flag change.
At the end of the battle, there was one flag left standing.” (Darcy par. 3) Brummitt treated this ceremony as a battle and he would be the one flying the American flag once the smoke clears. Flag desecration and flag burning should not be protected by freedom of speech. The American flag is a National symbol and should not be infringed upon. Desecrating the American flag desecrates the hearts of past and present, men and women who have served for the United States of America.
Later, in his inaugural address to the Confederate States of America, Davis stated that the Confederate States “want peace” with the United States. Following the speech, the Confederate States of America took no extra military appropriations. Lincoln’s fellow cabinet members advised Lincoln to leave the Confederate States of America alone. The North had no reason to fear any rebellion against them. So why did Abraham Lincoln call for 75,000 troops to “defend the Union”?
The thirteen amendment to the constitution was passed January 31, 1865 and ratified by the state on December 6, 1865, in which declare that slavery or involuntary servitude should not exist in the United States (Schleicher, 1998) while in the fourteen amendment was ratified on July9, 1868 and granted citizenship to “ all persons born on naturalized in the United States” including slaves, these amendment expanded the protection of civil right to all Americans and is named in more litigations than any other amendment(Hudson, 2002). Finally third and last of the reconstruction amendments, in which was not fully realized in our country until a century later. The fifteen amendment provided suffrage for black men, declaring that “The right of citizen of the United States to vote shall not be denied for abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude’ African were deterred from exercising their right to vote thought a measures like the poll taxes and literacy test (William, February 27, 18690) The U.S. has a long history of discriminatory voting laws.
The first paragraph of his speech sets the tone entirely, in which Lincoln doesn’t directly mention the bloodbath of Gettysburg, where 50,000 soldiers died. He refers in the opening phrase, “Four score and seven years ago,” to the founding of America though another important written document, the Declaration of Independence that was wrote in 1776. Lincoln wanted the country to focus on preserving this country and this speech remind citizens that this nation was in fact “conceived in liberty, and dedicated to all men are created equal. I believe Lincoln wanted all Americans, Confederate and Union, to focus on preserving the nation. He didn’t want to upset everyone by dwelling on the blood spilled in the Battle of Gettysburg.
This is now a celebration to where the flag is going to be celebrate. This is going to mean all of the symbols of the flag and what the flag does to protect us from what is happening. Betsy Ross had done many things for the flag. People say she has also made the United States Flag. But she really didn't.
Barbara Grutter, a white woman applied to the Law School in 1996. She received a 161 LSAT score and obtained an undergraduate GPA of 3.8. Grutter was not admitted at first but placed on a waiting list but ultimately rejected. In 1997, Grutter, similar to Bakke, filed a suit against the Regents of the University of Michigan claiming the she was discriminated against based on her race which violated her Fourteenth Amendment, more specifically the Equal Protection Clause, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Grutter’s main arguments against the Law School included the fact that she was rejected because the usage of race was a “predominant” factor, allowing racial minority groups “a significantly greater chance of admission than students
In President Andrew Jackson’s Message to Congress on December 6,1830, it was said “Cherokee nation occupies its own territory and no Georgia citizens have the right to enter” (Worcester). The Indians had the right to keep their land but president Jackson took their land away. The Indians also had their rights being violated by the government in other ways. In America History of our Nation their rights were also being violated because the government had a law signed forcing the Creeks to give up most of their land (page 357). Their rights were again being violated, showing another reason why the Indian Removal Act should not have been
To this day, my dad has never asked me to play golf. I ask him. It 's the child 's desire to play that matters, not the parents desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun."