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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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