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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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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 ...

KING: Why I'll never stand again for 'The Star-Spangled Banner' - NY ...

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1 day ago ... The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it turns out, was a terrible human being.

Who Wrote the National Anthem? | Wonderopolis

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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  ...

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 ...

Francis Scott Key - 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 ...

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. ... 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.

The Star-Spangled Banner - National Museum of American History

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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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...