ERIC Number: EJ419153
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The School Flag Movement: Origin and Influence.
Sica, Morris G.
Social Education, v54 n6 p380-84 Oct 1990
Traces the late-nineteenth-century movement to raise the U.S. flag at public schools, Americanize immigrant students, and inspire patriotism through flag exercises and recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. Identifies political opposition. Relates this history to the June 1989, Supreme Court decision, stating flag burning was protected under the First Amendment. (CH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom of Speech, Immigrants, Nationalism, Patriotism, Political Socialization, Public Opinion, Public Schools, Student Participation, United States Government (Course), United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment