"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 ... On the bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” learn surprising facts about
the national anthem and the man who wrote its lyrics.
2 days ago ... “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Americans hazily remember, was written by Francis
Scott Key about the Battle of Fort McHenry in Baltimore during ...
1 day ago ... The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it turns out,
was a terrible human being.
When did "The Star-Spangled Banner" become the U.S. national anthem? ... the
fort, Key began writing a poem called “Defence of Fort McHenry" on the morning
Jun 24, 2014 ... An engraved portrait of American lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key (
1779-1843), who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which ...
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 ...
Sep 13, 2014 ... Five historical facts about our national anthem that few people know. ... the 200th
anniversary of the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”.
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Jul 4, 2009 ... The story behind the national anthem - a very powerful story.
Francis Scott Key was a gifted amateur poet. Inspired by the sight of the American
flag flying over Fort McHenry the morning after the bombardment, he scribbled ...