Francis Scott Key


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Noun1.Francis Scott Key - United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812Francis Scott Key - United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
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Herman said the company does not operate an inline store in Francis Scott Key Mall.
The loans on Viewmont Mall and Francis Scott Key Mall, after giving effect to previously in-place swaps, will carry interest rates of 5.
If Francis Scott Key gazes down upon us now, he will be pleased to see what a great nation we have become.
In the review, Dwyer attacks Lincoln and Henry Clay for being proponents of sending blacks to colonize other countries, failing to mention altogether--like DiLorenzo--that Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Bushrod Washington (nephew of George), Francis Scott Key, Daniel Webster, Stephen Douglas, John Randolph, John Marshall, General Winfield Scott, Roger Taney, and William Seward were too.
Francis Scott Key had written the words during the War of 1812.
In September 1814, 35-year-old Francis Scott Key, a prisoner aboard a boat moored in the harbor, saw the American flag above the fort still flying following a night of battle between the American and British soldiers.
1911 - Jean Harlow (Harlean Carpenter), the platinum blonde actress, was born in Kansas City1931 The US Congress adopted The Star Spangled Banner, written by Francis Scott Key, as the national anthem.
The painting of Francis Scott Key, during the War of 1812, being detained on a British frigate, standing watch at the shelling of Fort McHenry from which he could attest ``.
Indian treaties were signed in its shade, and Francis Scott Key George Washington, and General Lafayette all sat beneath its spreading branches.
Not all the excess years can be chalked up to the protection afforded by civilization; humans also have a better "innate ability" to maintain biological functions, says Richard Cutler of the Francis Scott Key Medical Center in Baltimore.
13, nearly 200 years to the day Francis Scott Key wrote The Star-Spangled Banner, the U.