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Unformatted text preview: ustom of wearing or tying a yellow ribbon in remembrance of those who are serving in the war. IV. I will tell you about the beginnings of this practice during the English Civil War. Next, I will tell you how those in the U.S. adopted this practice during our own Civil War. Then, I will tell you how the tradition continued during the Vietnam era. Finally, I will tell you why this custom continues today. BODY I. English Civil War (1640s) A. Puritan Army B. Yellow sashes II. U.S. Civil War (1800s) A. Andersonville B. Song III. Vietnam (1970s) A. Florida man B. Song IV. Middle East (1980s - Today) A. Iran Hostages B. Persian Gulf C. Iraq CONCLUSION I. Today I have informed you about the custom of the yellow ribbon from the English Civil War, to the U.S. Civil War, to Vietnam, to the Middle East. II. The next time you see a yellow ribbon tied around a tree, pinned to someone’s lapel, or displayed on the bumper of someone’s car, remember it is not only an important historical custom, but a powerful symbol of the ties that bind loved ones together. WORKS CITED American Family Traditions. “Tie a Yellow Ribbon.” <http://www.americanfamilytraditions.com/yello_ribbom.htm. May 29, 2007. Finely, Gavin. “The Yellow Ribbon History.” <http://entimepilgrim.org./yellowribbon.htm> October 2004. Parsons, Gerald E. “How the Yellow Ribbon Became a National Folk Symbol.” <http://www.loc.gov/folklife/ribbons/ribbons.html. 1991....
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