The National Day of Prayer and “Under God” Were Added in 1952

The National Day of Prayer was enacted in 1952 by the Congress & President Harry S. Truman—as with the addition of “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance, the move came during the Cold War as a way to further differentiate the more religious United States with the officially atheistic Soviet Union.

National Day of Prayer

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