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  1. The British National Anthem in its present form dates back to the eighteenth century. The words and tune are anonymous, and may date back to the seventeenth century. 'God Save The King' was a patriotic song first publicly performed in London in , which came to be known as the National Anthem at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
  2. Aug 29,  · ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ and Slavery Is the legacy of black slavery enshrined in a lesser-known stanza of the U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner"?
  3. Aug 27,  · The 49ers issued a statement about Kaepernick's decision: "The national anthem is and always will be a special part of the pre-game ceremony. It .
  4. The Star-Spangled Banner, national anthem of the United States, with music adapted from the anthem of a singing club and words by Francis Scott Key. After a century of general use, the four-stanza song was officially adopted as the national anthem by an act of Congress in Read More on This Topic.
  5. 16 hours ago · The league has decided to play “Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing,” — also know as the “Black National Anthem” — ahead of games when pro football returns this year, according to ESPN.. NFL sources told ESPN that the song will be played before the proper national anthem as part of the league’s “social justice” recognition efforts.
  6. 10 hours ago · The National Women's Soccer League revised its anthem policy after most players knelt during the anthem before season-opening games last weekend at the Challenge Cup.
  7. Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key (August 1, – January 11, ) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Georgetown who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner". Update this biography» , Views.
  8. Lyrics to 'National Anthem' by America: Oh, say! can you see by the dawn's early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming; Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And .
  9. More than a century later, in , President Woodrow Wilson signed an executive order designating “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem, and in , the US Congress confirmed the decision. The tune has kicked off ceremonies of national importance and athletic events ever since.

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