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  • 1. The Star Spangled Banner
    Citizenship Lesson: 2nd Grade
  • 2. History of the Flag
  • 3. The Flag..
  • 4. Raised over Fort McHenry in 1814.
  • 5. It symbolizes an American victory over the British in the 1812 War- The Battle of Baltimore.
  • 6. Francis Scott Key..
  • 7. Was on a warship during the Battle of Baltimore.
  • 8. He could see a flag standing from the glare of the bombs and rockets all night.
  • 9. From poem to song..
  • 10. He was inspired to write a poem about it’s perseverance.
  • 11. After writing, he realized it fit perfectly with music from a song.
  • 12. The original song has 4 verses, but today only one is sang.
  • 13. O! Say can you see
  • 14. By the dawn’s early light
  • 15. What so proudly we hailed
  • 16. At the twilight’s last gleaming
  • 17. Whose broad strips and bright stars
  • 18. Through the perilous fight
  • 19. O’er the ramparts we watched
  • 20. Were so gallantly streaming
  • 21. And the rockets’ red glare
  • 22. The bombs bursting in air
  • 23. Gave proof through the night
  • 24. That our flag was still there
  • 25. O! say does that star-spangled
  • 26. Banner yet wave
  • 27. O’er the land of the free
  • 28. And the home of the brave
  • 29. Starting a tradition..
  • 30. In 1916, the president Woodrow Wilson ordered that the "Banner" should be played by the military and navy.
  • 31. In 1939, Congress named the song the national anthem.
  • 32. “Baseball was, is, and always will be - to me - the best game in the world.” Babe Ruth.
  • 33. Along with becoming the national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner began being played at sporting events.
  • 34. The first event it debuted was the 1918 World Series.
  • 35. Today, the Star Spangled Banner is still used for sporting and patriotic events.
  • 36. Although most people have heard it, few know the extensive history behind it.