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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 ...

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 ...

National Anthem | Visit Baltimore

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Baltimore is the birthplace of America's national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”. Written by Francis Scott Key during the Battle of Baltimore in the War of  ...

Star-Spangled History: 5 Facts About the Making of the National ...

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Jun 24, 2014 ... An engraved portrait of American lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key ( 1779-1843), who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which ...

The untold story of The Star-Spangled Banner | Fox News

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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 ...

Who Wrote the National Anthem? | Wonderopolis

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Mar 3, 2011 ... When did "The Star-Spangled Banner" become the U.S. national anthem ... Key began writing a poem called “Defence of Fort McHenry" on the ...

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Jul 4, 2009 ... The story behind the national anthem - a very powerful story.

USFlag.org: A website dedicated to the Flag of the United States of ...

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But Key and Skinner produced a pouch of letters written by wounded British ... The flag, our beloved Star-Spangled Banner, went on view ,for the first time after  ...

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

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Jan 8, 2010 ... The U.S. National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, was written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key. Key was sent to the British fleet in ...

Francis Scott Key and the Writing of - National Park Service

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Writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner”. Francis Scott Key, a successful 35-year old lawyer and amateur poet, witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry from ...

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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.

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 ...

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Star-Spangled Banner and the War of ...

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The original Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to .... night revising and copying out the four verses he had written about America's ...