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The Star Spangled Banner Song

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The star spangled banner song was originally a poem written by Francis Scott Key who was a lawyer and was given permission to negotiate with the British to let go of an American prisoner. Soon after they had agreed and let the American prisoner leave, but they believed that Francis overheard their plans of a sneak attack. Later on, in September 3, 1814 he had been released and had found out the Americans had won the battle of fort mchenry, Francis Scott was happy the Americans won, he decided to create a poem in honor of their victory, he then had published the poem. The poem he wrote was a big hit and became very popular and was known as the Star Spangled banner. As the years went by Congress had adopted the poem now a song as our National
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