What does a 21 gun salute represent?

Answer Saluting with gunfire represents the saluter disarming himself, placing himself in the power of the saluted. It is an old custom used to honor nations and important people. Originally, the number o... Read More »

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What does the 21-gun salute represent?

The 21-gun salute is an honor that began in the 14th century. Originally a seven-gun salute fired by warships (probably due to the biblical significance of the number seven), the number increased t... Read More »

Who said"Those who are about to die, we salute you"?

The actual wording comes from the Latin phrase "ave Caesar, morituri te salutant" and translates as "hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you." According to the Routledge Dictionary of La... Read More »

What Is the FFA Salute?

The National FFA Organization, or Future Farmers of America, is a youth organization designed to provide career-oriented agricultural education to middle and high school students. According to the ... Read More »

How to Do the Sun Salute?

The Sun Salute (Sun Salutation, Salute to the Sun) is often practiced in a morning yoga session. Flexibility, relaxation and the calming of the mind are just some of the benefits that you can achie... Read More »