"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 ...
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 ...
Mar 3, 2011 ... During the War of 1812, 35-year-old Francis Scott Key, a lawyer and amateur
poet, ... Banner" the official national anthem of the United States.
Aug 31, 2016 ... The anthem actually contains a reference to slavery and Kaepernick is far from
the ... "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814 ...
remarkable; slavery was alive and well in the United States in 1814.
Jul 1, 2016 ... A Look at Our National Anthem's Poetic Roots ... The original poem shows
America true colors… ..... That poem is now our national anthem.
Aug 28, 2016 ... Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: The National Anthem Is a ... was
written by Francis Scott Key about the Battle of Fort McHenry in ... However, “The
Star-Spangled Banner” glorifies America's “triumph” over them ...
Aug 30, 2016 ... Olympic sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith won gold and bronze medals
for the United States at the 1968 Olympic Games, raised their ...
Aug 29, 2016 ... The third verse of the U.S. national anthem literally celebrates the deaths ...
Francis Scott Key, the wealthy American lawyer who wrote "The Star ... African
Americans who fought against the United States on behalf of the King.
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.
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...