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The Star-Spangled Banner took from 1812 to 1931 to become our national anthem.
The lyrics come from a poem written by Francis Scott Key more than a century before, “Defence of Fort McHenry.” He’d spent a night toward the end of the War of 1812 hearing the British navy bombard Baltimore, Maryland. 196 more words