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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 ...


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.


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 ...


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


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 ...


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 ...


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.".


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 ...


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.


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 ...