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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner

"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 ...

www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-star-spangled-banner

Sep 12, 2014 ... On the bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” learn surprising facts about the national anthem and the man who wrote its lyrics.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/key-pens-star-spangled-banner

On this day in History, Key pens Star-Spangled Banner on Sep 13, 1814. ... The poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key ...

www.nydailynews.com/news/national/king-stand-star-spangled-banner-article-1.2770075

Aug 29, 2016 ... The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it turns out, was a terrible human being.

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-behind-the-star-spangled-banner-149220970

Mar 1, 2007 ... A conservator works on the Star-Spangled Banner in 1914. ... "We didn't want to change any of the history written on the artifact by stains and ...

www.theroot.com/star-spangled-bigotry-the-hidden-racist-history-of-the-1790855893

Jul 4, 2016 ... Most black folks don't even know “the black national anthem. ... on a British ship during the War of 1812 and wrote this poem while watching the ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-wrote-the-national-anthem

Soon afterward, Thomas Carr, the owner of a music store in Baltimore, published the words and music together with the name "The Star-Spangled Banner.".

www.foxnews.com/travel/2014/09/13/untold-story-star-spangled-banner.html

Sep 13, 2014 ... Five historical facts about our national anthem that few people know. ... that Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" as a poem that ...

www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-star-spangled-banner-racism-20160823-snap-story.html

Sep 6, 2016 ... The lyrics were written by American attorney Francis Scott Key ... How 'The Star- Spangled Banner,' racist or not, became our national anthem.

theundefeated.com/features/lets-take-the-national-anthem-literally-and-the-songwriter-at-his-word

Aug 30, 2016 ... The Star-Spangled Banner wasn't written for people like Kaepernick. The song was penned by a slave-owning lawyer who spent a lifetime ...