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Over there, powerpoint

  1. 1. A patriotic song by George M. Cohan 1917 Morgan E. Plont
  2. 2.  World war I had been going on for three years.  President Woodrow Wilson decided to send U.S. soldiers to fight.  George Cohan wrote this song to encourage people to sign up for military service.  PATRIOTISM: love for or devotion to one's country
  3. 3.  George Cohan wrote “Over There” on a train ride to New York, after the U.S.A. declared war against Germany.
  4. 4.  George M. Cohan earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for the song in 1940.  He died November 5th 1942  He also wrote “Yankee Doodle Dandy, Regards to Broadway, and After all.
  5. 5. Over There Over there, over there Send the word, send the word over there That the Yanks are coming, the Yanks are coming The drums are rum-tumming everywhere
  6. 6. So prepare, say a prayer Send the word, send the word to beware We'll be over there, we're coming over And we won't come back till it's over-- over there. Over there.
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  8. 8. By: Morgan E. Plont

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