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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. ... and there, but no one remembers that he wrote a full third stanza decrying the ...


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 ...


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.".


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


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.


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 ...


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 ...