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"The Star Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812. On the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, American soldiers at Fort McHenry raised a large American flag at reveille. The flag, with British can... More »

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The history of "The Star-Spangled Banner" centers around the Battle of Baltimore, a British attack on Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor. Francis Scott Key, an American lawyer, penned the words on September 14, 1814, after... More »

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The history of "The Star-Spangled Banner" centers around the Battle of Baltimore, a British attack on Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor. Francis Scott Key, an American lawyer, penned the words on September 14, 1814, after... More »

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The Confederate Flag was the symbol used by the southern states during the United States Civil War to represent the freedom of the South from the North. The flag was originally made of two red stripes with a white stripe... More »

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Andrew Jackson was popular for many reasons, with the main one being that he was an admired general during the War of 1812. During the war, Jackson defeated the British at the Battle of New Orleans. More »

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The War of 1812 took place in both the United States and Canada. Battles were fought in the Atlantic Ocean, the Great Lakes, the Canadian frontier, the Southern states and southwestern territories. More »

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Although the Confederate strike on Fort Sumter was the battle that began the Civil War, the first major land battle was the First Battle of Bull Run (or Manassas). This battle took place on July 21, 1861, close to Mana... More »

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