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Elaine Sciolino Oct 18
The ugly reason the didn’t become our national anthem for a century. It was racist? was a racist? So now we have something else to worry about.
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The Epoch Times Jun 21
Vandals in took down statues of , who penned the , and , the famed general who helped win the , as well as a statue of , a Roman Catholic priest.
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Sarah Rowe 11 Jul 18
DYK?!?! The star spangled banner was written on a rescue mission to save Dr Bean off an english ship hahaha.....Dr. Bean.
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National Portrait Gallery 2 Sep 18
Today's is on , author of the . Stop by from 1–4 p.m. today to listen to a story & create art→ 📷:
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Taniya Wright 19 Feb 18
Did you hear sing the ?? I said maybe the players were being ... @PaulHeggenWX said it may have killed TWICE... Here is Today's What are your thoughts??
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Inland Empire 66ers 1 Aug 18
Celebrating quite the eclectic group of birthdays at San Manuel Stadium tonight. 🇺🇸 !
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Insomniac Magazine 14 Jun 19
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Reggie Aqui Aug 26
Tonight, the VP speaks at in Baltimore. It’s where wrote the Star Spangled Banner. It’s a remarkable story and a really, really racist one.
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Mark Davis Jun 20
: Born three years after the Declaration of Independence, owned slaves at 20, freed them at 50 and repudiated slavery. But none of that matters to .
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Heart of Civil War 11 Jun 18
June 11 in 1843, , author of the Star Spangled Banner, died of pneumonia at the age of 63 and was interred in Baltimore. His body would be moved to Mount Olivet Cemetery in 1866.
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HistoricMDNews 13 Sep 19
Today marks the historic day in 1814 when wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" while witnessing the Battle of Fort Henry. Read the classic story below.
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b.s. brewër 4 Jul 18
I once did a photo story on the annual CG hauling out, scraping, re-painting and setting of this buoy
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Books4School 14 Jun 18
On this day in 1777, Congress approved the Stars and Stripes design for the national flag. Learn more about the makers of the flag:
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Bucks County, DAR 13 Sep 18
It is Star Spangled Banner Day, so we went into our “vault” to find this video of the flag being raised over Fort McHenry. Fly your flag in honor our National Anthem, written over 200 years ago!
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ChahtaMiss Jul 4
Ever wonder why you NEVER hear the 3rd Stanza of ‘s performed? Key defended slavery, fought abolitionists. Happy 4th of July, carry on
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United States Mint Sep 14
in 1814, wrote a verse he named “The Defence of Fort McHenry”—with a note that it should be sung to the tune of “To Anacreon in Heaven. Learn more: . [These coins are no longer available from the U.S. Mint.]
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Today In History Sep 14
14 Sept 1814: At the Battle of during the War of 1812 between the United States and Great , Francis Scott Key writes the Defense of Fort McHenry, which becomes the Star Spangled Banner.
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Edward Lewis 7 Oct 17
Reasons "The Star Spangled Banner" shouldn't be honoured by black people! via nails the origins of the and to the ground. When you don’t history you can inspire people to do anything.
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UVA Press 8 May 18
Kim Roberts, author of the new book A LITERARY GUIDE TO WASHINGTON, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from to , with Director of the Karen Lyon last weekend. More here:
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Mrs O'Kane 🎵 20 May 19
class is working hard on their “Star Spangled Banner” projects 🇺🇸
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