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

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