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The Star Spangled Banner

English 101 November 21, 2012 The Star Spangled Banner The Star Spangled Banner is a very powerful and moving song that not only defines our country as a free and independent nation, but it also presents us with the struggles we went through to become who we are. The Star Spangled Banner originated as the poem “Defense of Fort McHenry” in 1814 by Frances Scott Key. The national anthem was not written during the American Revolution, contrary to popular belief. It was, in fact, written in the...

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Star Spangled Banner

The Star Spangled Banner Patriotism reflects the affection and reverence one has for the nation they were born in and lived their whole life. Devotion to country can be shown through many different ways of which one is the recitation of the nation’s national anthem. The people of the United States of America display their loyalty to their nation by reciting “The Star Spangled Banner.” Over the last seventy-nine years many singers have sung the U.S national anthem, but there are four renditions that...

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The Star-spangled Banner and Patriotism

machinery, and ammunition, all americans were asked to recycle all there metal. That same war millions of Americans joined the efforts of the Red Cross. There are millions of ways to show patriotism like wearing the flag colors or singing the star spangled banner. Even voting and being loyal to the United States of America is being patriotic. There is nothing in the world better than being a good all fashioned american patriot. In my opinion, Patriotism is the greatest thing any person can aspire to...

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The Star-spangled Banner and Patriotism

The recent terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have caused confusion on the topic of patriotism. The best way to start understanding patriotism is to simply define it. Patriotism is a person’s level of loyalty toward their country. Displays of true patriotism are prominent in times of despair, such as wars and terrorist attacks. However, many people have discrepancies on what displays of patriotism really are. Some people believe that showing patriotism can be accomplished...

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Star Spangled Banner help

The Star-Spangled Banner & Francis Scott Key It all started in 1812, while America was at war with England. The war broke out after England wanted to stop American Trade with the French. The British had entered the Chesapeake Bay on August 19th, 1814. Then on the 24th, the British invaded and captured Washington. The next day after burning down the capital the British turned around the Chesapeake Bay. However the American forces were busy getting prepared for the assault on Baltimore, that...

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The American National Anthem

National Anthem The National Anthem is a familiar tune to everybody. It is known as the Star Spangled Banner. Today, the American National anthem is sung before many different events. Some of those events include sporting events and presidential campaigns. The Star Spangled Banner is also notorious for its confusing and almost impossible to sing lyrics. The Star Spangled Banner was written by a second rate lawyer named Francis Scott Key. During the war of 1812 Francis Scott Key was taken hostage...

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Freedom - Common Threads

chose from the book were “Star Spangled Banner”, “America (My Country, ‘Tis of Thee)” and “Battle Cry of Freedom”. All of these pieces were related because of their approach to freedom. The two poems I chose from outside sources were “Freedom is not Free” by Jamaya Ewing and “Called to Freedom” by Raymond A. Foss”. These two pieces also relate to the three pieces from LRRW because they also are written about freedom. The first piece I chose is “The Star Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key. ...

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Culture Behind the American Flag

gazing at it with eyes full of love, respect and awe. The American national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” was inspired by, and sings in esteem of its resistance, standing among the rockets and bombs bursting in air. It symbolizes truth, liberty and justice. It flies atop the “land of the free and the home of the brave” and is seen almost everywhere in our daily lives. It is even an international icon, the “Stars and Stripes”, “Old Glory”, the American flag. For many this flag has been archetype...

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Nationalism: Germany vs. Usa

ethnicity, culture, ideas, and language. Three songs, all written in the 1800s, are perfect examples of how nations come together. The two songs “The Rhine Watch” and “The German Fatherland” both express German nationalism. Another song, “The Star Spangled Banner, perfectly demonstrates the nationalism in our own country. “The Rhine Watch” is a song that was sung mainly by German soldiers during the Prussian War in 1870 [1]. The German song shows patriotism and pride in their country by stating,...

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Nationalism Project APUSH

Britain troops, Americans celebrated as if they had won the entire war. Pride in the country was bursting out of every citizen. After the outstanding efforts at the Battle of Baltimore, an inspired Francis Key Scott wrote the “Star Spangled Banner.” Today, the “Star Spangled Banner” is our national anthem. The war also led to the development of the White House. The British troops had stormed into Washington D.C. and burned down the president’s home. The removal of the smoke had to be white-washed and...

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