Last updated on: 3/7/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
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No position found as of 2005

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Description:

“The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children.”

“About DAR,” DAR website (accessed Mar. 7. 2008)

Mission:

“The objectives laid forth in the first meeting of the DAR have remained the same in over 100 years of active service to the nation. Those objectives are: Historical – to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; Educational – to carry out the injunction of Washington in his farewell address to the American people, “to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge, thus developing an enlightened public opinion…”; and Patriotic – to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of American freedom, to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.”

“About DAR,” DAR website (accessed Mar. 7, 2008)

Other:
Non-profit