While "E Pluribus Unum" and "In God We Trust" might be the most well-known of our national mottos, they are far from the only ones that have been used. Let's take a look at some alternative slogans over the years.
1776 - 1789: Your Experience May Vary if Black or Female
1789 - 1820: Now Available West of the Mississippi
1820 - 1861: What Impending National Calamity?
1861 - 1890: In Facial Hair We Trust
1890 - 1910: How's Our Colonizing? 1-888-555-5555
1910 - 1929: Because 1,000,000 Immigrants a Year Can't Be Wrong
1929 - 1941: Will Work for Food
1941 - 1946: Slap a Jap
1946 - 1963: Number 1 in Everything Not Related to Communism or Homosexuality
1963 - 1974: I Think It's So Groovy Now, That People Are Finally Getting Together
1974 - 1989: We Like Our Women Like We Like Our Wars: Frigid, and Finishing Without Any Help from Us
1989 - 2001: If You Can Dream It, There's a Financial Bubble for You
2001 - present: Look, I Have a Lot on My Plate Right Now, and You Aren't Helping When You Stand Over My Shoulder Like That, So Give It a Rest, OK? I'll Deal with It Eventually.