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The Star Spangled Banner

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  1. Lyrics to 'The Star Spangled Banner' by The National Anthem of the United States of America: Oh, say, can you see? By the dawn's early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming; Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming. And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air.
  2. 2 days ago · In the days that followed the toppling of the Golden Gate Park statue, viral posts on social media decried “The Star-Spangled Banner” as a racist song. Major League Soccer announced that the anthem would not be played before games when its season resumed in July following the coronavirus lockdown. A high school junior in New York City made news by refusing to record the song for her .
  3. Sep 28,  · “The Star-Spangled Banner” is the national anthem of the United States. By the time the song officially became the country’s anthem in , it had been one of .
  4. Sep 06,  · “The Star-Spangled Banner” hails the huge battle flag flying over Fort McHenry after dawn broke and smoke cleared above Baltimore’s waters after a Author: Jamie Stiehm.
  5. In , the poet and lyricist Francis Scott Key penned the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” originally known as “Defense of Fort M’Henry.” During the War of , Key witnessed the attacks on Baltimore and wrote the words based on his experiences this night.
  6. 2 days ago · “The Star-Spangled Banner” had been a fixture of American life for more than a century prior to May 4, , when President Hoover signed a bill establishing the song as the national anthem.
  7. Francis Scott Key’s brother-in-law set the poem to music, and the combined poem and music was published under the name “The Star-Spangled Banner.” After it was published, “The Star-Spangled Banner” became one of the many patriotic songs sung throughout the country. After , it accompanied the flag raisings by the Navy.
  8. And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave. O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave. Advertisement. There it is: the word “slave.” To an American of , the word is Author: Walter Olson.

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