Every school day, you hear the pledge, but do you know the answers to these questions? Please research the answers to these questions and bring acceptable evidences to the class for discussion, such as State Statues, Supreme Court decisions (NJ or federal).

  1. Do you have to stand up during the pledge?
  2. Do you have to say the pledge?
  3. Who wrote the pledge and why?
  4. When did "under God" enter the pledge and why?
  5. What was the original salute to the flag during the pledge?