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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 ...


Jul 4, 2016 ... Most black folks don't even know “the black national anthem.” (There's a great story about Bill Clinton being at an NAACP meeting where he ...


Mar 1, 2007 ... The Story Behind the Star Spangled Banner. How the flag that flew proudly over Fort McHenry inspired an anthem and made its way to the ...


Sep 13, 2014 ... This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” ADVERTISEMENT. Not only our national anthem, the ...


Jun 29, 2016 ... What was a lawyer like Francis Scott Key—who wrote the words to America's national anthem—doing watching a battle anyway?


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


Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The flag ... This patriotic song, whose words were written by Francis Scott Key on Sept. ... national anthem in 1931.