States and "IN GOD WE TRUST"
The phrase in "God We Trust" and the
United States Coins
The phrase "In God We Trust" and the
United States Dollar Billl
Did you know there is more than one stanza
in "The Star Spangled
Banner"? Look what the 4th stanza says.
Emboldened by the rapidity with which the
Congress embraced the use of the "In God We Trust" motto on
paper money, Congressional forces still energized by rampant
McCarthyism and anti-Communism thought it the opportune time
to make the "In God We Trust" motto the "national motto."
Introduced on March 22, 1956, H.R. Res. 396 was quickly
approved and signed into law on July 30, 1956 (36 U.S.C.
Section 186), thus completing the campaign of the
religionists to instill the Christian nation idea into the
consciousness of all Americans through the agency of a few
individuals who found a way to circumvent the normal
safeguards of liberty enshrined in the United States