Patriotism

Patriotic Education Incorporated
Chartered in 1952, PEI is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian, national volunteer membership, volunteer-led organization.
PEI reaches young Americans through publications and programs designed to increase their understanding and inspire appreciation of this
nation’s basic documents and the patriots who codified and defended our unique system of liberty under law.
website: www.patriotic-education.org

National Museum of American History
The National Museum of American History (NMAH) is devoted to collecting, preserving, and interpreting artifacts as a special class of
historical evidence–and as principal expressions of human creativity. The Museum is interested in how objects are made, how they are used,
how they express human needs and values, and how they influence society and the lives of individuals. NMAH’s natural focus is on the history
of the United States of America, including its roots and connections with other cultures.
website: americanhistory.si.edu

Red Skelton explains the Pledge of Allegiance
Red Skelton was a movie star and comedian on television back in the 1950’s. He created a number of characters and his show was watched by millions. He did this on his show one evening, back when shows were live.website: http://www.poofcat.com/july.html

National Museum of Patriotism
The National Museum of Patriotism is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the history of patriotism.
The Museum is a research center for exploring the development of patriotism through educational displays and exhibits.
website: www.museumofpatriotism.org

American Flag Photo Essay
For more than two centuries our flag has been a symbol of hope in the face of danger and strength in times of peace.
Now, as the country stares down a new peril, Americans are flying the banner proudly, heeding its call for unity.
America protects the freedom our flag represents by displaying it in many ways, at our homes, as ribbons and pins,
in our actions and as photographs as is displayed here.
website: www.whitehouse.gov/president/american-flag/

The Flag of the United States of America, A Graphic Design Reference
As designers, publishers and corporations begin to express their sense of patriotism and their respect and remembrance of the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001, it is extremely important to adhere to a standard of design, color, proportion, and usage that communicates our messages in one voice when representing the flag. This guide is the result of an attempt at finding a single reference to the correct colors, construction and usage of the flag of the United States of America, and hopefully, a tool that all of us can use to illustrate our feelings as a united nation. The parts and proportions of the flag.

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Patriotic Quotations
About.com offers some cherished patriotic quotes.
website: quotations.about.com/library/db/bltop_patriot.htm

Collection of Patriotic Links
HumanityQuest searches numerous websites for information regarding patriotism.
website: www.humanityquest.com/topic/Index.asp?theme1=patriotism