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The Star-Spangled Banner - Wikipedia

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"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem written on ...

9 Things You May Not Know About “The Star-Spangled Banner ...

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Sep 12, 2014 ... Two hundred years later, learn nine surprising facts about the national anthem of the United States and the man who wrote its lyrics. 1. Francis ...

The Original National Anthem - Amaranth Publishing

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The words of the song had been written by the society's president, Ralph ... Banner is designated as the National Anthem of the United States of America.

Star-spangled bigotry: The hidden racist history of the National Anthem

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Jul 4, 2016 ... I know more people who can recite “America, F–k Yeah” from Team America than ... In the case of our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” ... there, but no one remembers that he wrote a full third stanza decrying the ...

Slavery and the national anthem: The surprising history behind ...

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Aug 31, 2016 ... kareem abdul jabbar colin kaepernick national anthem lead tapper intv_00045823 ... "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key in ... remarkable; slavery was alive and well in the United States in 1814.

The Forgotten Verses of “The Star-Spangled Banner” - Dictionary.com

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Jul 1, 2016 ... Here are all the four verses, as they were written 200 years ago by Key: ..... Therefore, the USA should change the national anthem to another ...

More Proof the U.S. National Anthem Has Always Been Tainted With ...

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Sep 13, 2016 ... More Proof the U.S. National Anthem Has Always Been Tainted With Racism ... the national anthem — is inextricably bound up with America's ... Francis Scott Key wrote the poem that became the song's lyrics on Sept.

Let's take the national anthem literally, and the songwriter at his word

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Francis Scott Key (1780-1843) U.S. lawyer, author of “The Star Spangled Banner. ... He owned slaves while writing the national anthem, at one point referring to ..... Any reaction to the 2016 United States presidential election from watching it in ...

'The Star-Spangled Banner,' racist or not, became our national anthem

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Sep 6, 2016 ... ... Banner" the official national anthem of the United States. ... The lyrics were written by American attorney Francis Scott Key during the War...

The U.S. National Anthem - The Star Spangled Banner

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The words were written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key, who had been inspired by the sight of the American flag still ... The National Anthem consists of four verses.

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Key pens Star-Spangled Banner - Sep 13, 1814 - HISTORY.com

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... in 1931 becomes America's national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key ...

Who Wrote the National Anthem? | Wonderopolis

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On March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed a law that made “The Star- Spangled Banner" the official national anthem of the United States. Some people  ...

KING: Why I'll never stand again for 'The Star-Spangled Banner' - NY ...

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Aug 29, 2016 ... The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it ... in the celebration of slavery and the murder of Africans in America, who ...