The Star-Spangled Banner

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Noun1.The Star-Spangled Banner - a poem written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 was set to music and adopted by Congress in 1931 as the national anthem of the United States
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Nearby was a large, handsome house with its ample front illuminated in the same way, and above its roof floated the Star-Spangled Banner of America.
Armed Forces on the right sleeve as well as a patch featuring lyrics from the Star-Spangled Banner on the left sleeve.
Born out of Clague's desire to produce a usable recording of The Star-Spangled Banner and its melodic source (a British tune called The Anacreontic Song) for the undergraduate classroom, the songbook project expanded significantly as he was lured by the manifold historical transformations of the tune as well as of Francis Scott Key's famous text.
Though the Star-Spangled Banner celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2014, it was not until 1931 that Francis Scott KeyAEs emblematic song officially became the national anthem of the United States.
The Star-Spangled Banner is showing its age now, but the Smithsonian carefully preserved it for display.
This year's award went to Mark Clague and Susan Key of the Star-Spangled Banner Foundation for their project: Poets and Patriotism: A Recorded History of the Star-Spangled Banner.
The US star, whose hits include Naughty Girl and Fake Your Way To The Top, wowed millions with her rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner in front of Barack Obama and his First Lady Michelle.
I didn't know the words to The Star-Spangled Banner prior to the World Cup of Golf, but I do now.
A Room Where the Star-Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard
They toured the museum's exhibition of the Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that became our national anthem, and then--to everyone's collective surprise and delight--they stood in the museum's atrium and performed a wonderful rendition of it.
It marks the end of the Star-Spangled Banner Preservation Project, a project meant to preserve the flag and move it to the National Museum of American History.
From early history such as The Writing Of The Star-spangled Banner (0836834097), The Salem Witch Trials (0836834062) and The Oregon Trail (0836834054) to The Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention (0836834089), The Scottsboro Case (0836834070) and The Atom Bomb Project (0836834046), each book provides insights into decision-making processes of the times, alternates American history with world response and overviews of the times, and provides excellent insights with easily-read text and suggested activities.