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Proverbs 14:34

Righteousness exalt with a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.

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Reason for Americas prosperity

The righteous character if her people

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Culture

Way of life

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Judeo-Christian heritage

A primary cultural influence rooted in Judaism and Christianity

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Puritan work ethic

The idea that work is a gift from god and a means of glorifying him

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Free enterprise

The government leaves people free to own businesses and make a living based on their own initiative

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Limited government

One that exercises it's powers under constraints

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Memorials

Anything that helps people remember past events

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Heraldry

A system of colors and designs that was devised in the Middle Ages

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Blue

Loyalty, truth

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Red

Bravery, courage

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White

Faith, purity

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National anthem

The official patriotic song or hymn of a country

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Pledge

Solemn promise

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Allegiance

Loyalty, support, and devotion to duty

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Author of pledge of allegiance

Francis Bellamy

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Author of Star-Spangled Banner

Francis Scott Key

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Patriotism

A love for ones country and a loyalty to that country

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Heritage

Characteristics and traditions that have been handed down to us by our ancestors

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Nationalism

The promotion of ones own nation and government regardless of moral considerations

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General Daniel Chappie James

The first black American in US history to achieve the rank of a four star general