A Poem by Francis Scott keys "The Defence of Fort Mchenry"
A lone flag flying!
written September 13 ,1814 first poem then set to music and it became america national anthem, "The Star Spangle Banner."
Francis Scott Key
originally titled titled "The petenc of fort Mchenry" maryland fort was bombed by the british duiring the war of 1812
inspired by a lone U.S. flag flying over Fort McHenry. "...gave proof through the night that our flag was still there."
- Born August 1, 1779, in Fredrick County, Maryland. -A successful lawyer -Was later appointed U.S. Attorney for D.C.
On June 18 ,1812 America declared war on great Britain Keys friend, Dr williaw on beans was talun prisoner key went to negotiate his ielease but was captured too. key watched the bomloing to for Mcheny and was inspued to write the poem.
The poem became populcu aftre peing prnted in the news paper printed in the news paper. It was rename ,"the star spangled banner and president wood'row wilson and president it as the nationalauthen of america.