Millions died when the Enillo Virus swept the earth. Millions more were lost when the victims of the plague refused to stay dead, instead rising to slaughter and feed on those left alive John Talon and his son have survived the Upheaval, the event that saw the dead rising to feed on the living John Talon and his crew race across the state, trying to stop the wave of zombie children from destroying the fragile communities struggling to rebuild after the Upheaval In a race for the country, John must use all of his skill, determination, and resources to make sure the country does not forever stay the United States of the Dead It's been seven years since the Upheaval.
Seven years of fighting the hordes of the undead.
John Talon and his family are hoping to finally settle down and start their lives over again Jake and Aaron Talon have been trained by the best zombie fighters from the old days of the Upheaval. But an old enemy has resurfaced to challenge the guardians of the New United States Around every corner, they are waiting. In every dark alley, they are lurking.
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Behind every door, they are hiding. For each survivor of the Upheaval, every day brings the same grim reality Jake Talon and his brother Aaron grew up in the zombie apocalypse. All they have ever known is a world constantly threatened with extinction from the undead hordes which roamed the land John Talon and his friends have fought hard to make a small piece of the country safe for people to live in. Historians believe that the use of red, white and blue in the Stars and Stripes has to do with the simple fact that they were the colors of the first flag of the American colonies, the Continental Colors.
And there is little doubt where the red, white and blue of the Continental Colors came from: the Union Jack of the United Kingdom. In , during the Spanish-American War, New York became the first state to mandate that public school students recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of each school day.
Many states followed suit, and the pledge remained a staple of the daily routine in many schools until , when it became an issue in the presidential campaign. Vice President George H. Bush criticized his opponent, Democrat Michael Dukakis, for vetoing a bill as governor of Massachusetts that would have required the pledge to be recited in public schools.
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Dukakis said he did so after being advised that the law was unconstitutional. At the height of the campaign, on Sept. Republican members of the House, who were in the minority, offered a resolution to that effect, and it was accepted by Speaker Jim Wright, a Democrat. Wright ruled that from then on, the pledge would be recited at the start of business each day that the House was in session. The Senate did not begin daily recital of the pledge until June 24, Since then, the pledge has become part of the opening rituals of nearly all state and local governmental bodies.
It was illegal until , when the Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 in Texas v. Johnson that burning the flag is a form of symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment.
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The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturned the conviction, ruling that Johnson was exercising his First Amendment right to freedom of speech. In response, Congress passed the Flag Protection Act , but that law was also challenged and wound up in the Supreme Court. The court in essentially affirmed its earlier ruling, stating that any law banning flag burning violated free speech. Those decisions led to a national movement to amend the Constitution to make flag desecration illegal. The leading voice in that effort has been the Citizens Flag Alliance, which was founded in by the American Legion.
Proposed amendments have come up regularly in the House and Senate since then but have yet to receive sufficient support. The U. Flag Code frowns on the use of the flag "for advertising purposes. Your email address will never be sold or distributed to a third party for any reason. Due to the high volume of feedback, we are unable to respond to individual comments. Sorry, but we can't respond to individual comments. Recent searches Clear All.
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