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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Flags in the collection include a 1776 Grand Union flag, the first flag of the United States, a 1776 Gadsden flag with the iconic rattlesnake and declaration of “Don't Tread On Me,” a 1777 “stars and stripes” flag, and an 1814 flag, the original of which inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the poem that would later become the U.S. national anthem.
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