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The Star-Spangled Banner

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

Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: The National Anthem ...

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Aug 28, 2016 ... “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Americans hazily remember, was written by Francis Scott Key about the Battle of Fort McHenry in Baltimore during ...

The Story Behind the Star Spangled Banner | History | Smithsonian

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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 ...

Who Wrote the National Anthem? | Wonderopolis

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When did "The Star-Spangled Banner" become the U.S. national anthem? ... Take some time today to discuss why Francis Scott Key wrote these words.

'Star-Spangled Banner' critics miss the point - CNN.com

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Aug 31, 2016 ... Luke Bryan was so nervous about becoming one of the stars famous for messing up the national anthem, he wrote a few lyrics on his palm ...

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

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Aug 31, 2016 ... The anthem actually contains a reference to slavery and Kaepernick is far ... "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key in ...

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

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Jul 1, 2016 ... Do you know all the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner”? ... Here are all the four verses, as they were written 200 years ago by Key:.

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

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The Star-Spangled Banner wasn't written for people like Kaepernick. The song was penned by a slave-owning lawyer who spent a lifetime fighting against the ...

'The Star-Spangled Banner' and Slavery : snopes.com

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Aug 29, 2016 ... Like so many of his compatriots, Francis Scott Key, the wealthy American lawyer who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner" in the wake of the ...

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

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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 ...

Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National ...

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Jul 4, 2016 ... This inspired Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner” right then and there, but no one remembers that he wrote a full third stanza decrying the ...

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 turns out, was a terrible human being.