The Star Spangled Banner

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The Star Spangled Banner

-Born August 1, 1779-Wrote poem during the War of 1812-United States flag was still flying over Fort McHenry-Poem has 4 verses-Only sing the first verse for National Anthem-Tune for song came from "To Anacreon in Heaven" (song)


1770- Key was born1812 - War1814 - Poem was written1814 - Poem published1814 - First sung1931 - Made National Anthem

-Francis Scott Key had no idea that his poem would become our National Anthem.-The poem was about still seeing the United States flag flying after the battle had ended.

Francis Scott Key


Whitney Houston Sings National Anthem

Lasting Impact

The Star Spangled Banner is sung as the National Anthem at sporting events.

The picture below isan example of what theUS flag looked like in 1812

The Star Spangled Banner

-Second Grade-2.21 Recite and analyze the lyrics of "The Star Spangled Banner" to determine the meaning of the song and its orgins in the War of 1812.

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Lyrics to Star Spangled Banner


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