White American children give Roman salute; fascist symbols on dime and in US Capitol

Bellamy salute. Also known as the “flag salute”, it was the official salute created to accompany the American Pledge of Allegiance, written by Francis Bellamy in 1892. Bellamy, a minister who was working for children’s magazine The Youth’s Companion, was given the task by the institution’s patriotic owner to write a pledge of allegiance to […]