On this Day: Francis Scott Key Writes a The Star-Spangled Bannera

Sep 15, 2008 Full story: www.findingdulcinea.com 13

On Sept. 14, 1814, American lawyer Francis Scott Key wrote a poem that would become the national anthem after witnessing the British bombardment of Fort McHenry.

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#1 Sep 15, 2008
It's funny how little that song now means to the unpatriotic young people of today.

United States

#2 Sep 15, 2008
Cora wrote:
It's funny how little that song now means to the unpatriotic young people of today.
yeah, it has little meaning for me (born in the year 1986)
Old Man

United States

#3 Sep 15, 2008
Lousy kids.

West Hartford, CT

#4 Sep 30, 2008
Whitney's version is the BEST!

Since: Sep 08

United States

#5 Oct 1, 2008
Richard wrote:
Whitney's version is the BEST!
Really? What about Jimi Hendrix.

Jason Linett
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Long Island City, NY

#6 Oct 2, 2008
More of a Roseanne Barr guy myself.

Marietta, GA

#7 Jan 29, 2009
that is a good song
Allison Hemingway

Saint Louis, MO

#8 Mar 25, 2009
I loved the song the Star Spangled Banner and happy to have it as our national anthem. I was very suprised that Francis Scott Key was not a poet, but a lawyer. The Star Spangled Banner is very exquisite and I hope to research it again whenever I get older, and whenever I will probably have to do a report on it. I send great happiness and greetings saying that this is a very good paragraph on Francis Scott Key and how he came to write the Star Spangled Banner.
the ifinate noob

Lubbock, TX

#9 Dec 5, 2011
thiz iz ahmayzang i cnt get enuf
the ifinate noob

Lubbock, TX

#10 Dec 5, 2011
i kid tis scks bdlie
hey u guys

Dumont, NJ

#11 Apr 1, 2013
hey u guys
bobby joe

Memphis, TN

#12 Apr 7, 2014
great article
bob lewis

Narberth, PA

#13 May 12, 2014

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