July 30, 1956 – “In God We Trust”

How long has the United States been using “In God We Trust” as our national motto? Probably not as long as you think. While it had been printed on US currency as early as 1864, not until July 30, 1956 did Congress pass and President Dwight Eisenhower sign into law a Joint Resolution of Congress authorizing the official US motto.

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