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A national anthem is a form of patriotic music that reflects on the history and traditions of a nation. The majority of national anthems are marches or hymns. The oldest anthem known is 'Wilhelmus', the Dutch national anthem, which was written between 1568 and 1572. The Japanese anthem, 'Kimi ga Yo' is often wrongly thought to be the oldest because the lyrics are taken from a poem written in 794, but it didn't become an anthem until the mid-1800's.
Answer "The Star-Spangled Banner" is a poem written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key and is the national anthem of the United States of America. Key, a 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, wrote it after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland by British ships in Chesapeake …
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The music was composed by Calixa Lavallée in 1880, and the French lyrics (which remain unchanged) were written by Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier in that same year.Robert Stanley Weir wrote the original English lyrics in 1908. These lyrics were altered in 1914 and again in 1980. Answer Calixa Laval…
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The Star Spangled Banner is the United States' national anthem.
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US National Anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States, with lyrics written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key. Key, a 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, wrote them as a poem after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, by Br…
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The US national anthem is called The Star Spangled Banner. O say, can you see, by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watch'd, were so gallantly streaming? And t…
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1905. Wales played New Zealand in Rugby Union and in response to New Zealand's Haka before the match, Wales sang the National Anthem. Wales went on to win the match and the tradition stuck.
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It is really not a good idea to ask a question using the exact words on the study guide. You will be getting an F. ^ that's not very nice...this kid is prob in AP Human Geo... I doubt he/she gets F's National cohesion and identity are achieved through nationalism or pride in ones nation or nation-st…
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This term generally refers to the US Flag, as described in the song of the same name.
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ANSWER: FRANCIS SCOTT KEY WROTE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM ON A BOAT
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Lyrics of USA National Anthem 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 the rockets' red glare, the…
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It actually has four verses, and you can read (or sing) all of them below. Americans should stand and face the flag, and many people put their hand over their heart while singing the National Anthem and men should remove their hats/caps (with the exception of active duty military personnel (only whe…
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the Star Spangled Banner was composed during the War of 1812. It was recognized for official use by the Navy in 1889, and finally became America's National Anthem in 1931.
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The pieces of music themselves are not copyrighted, they are in the public domain. However, a PERFORMANCE of the National Anthem may very well be copyrighted. You could use the TUNE of a National Anthem in a newly composed piece, but you could not use someone's arrangement of the National Anthem w…
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American Natinal Anthem 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 the rocket's red glare, the bom…
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To honor and respect our country at national events.
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Star Spangled Banner
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'Advance Australia Fair' is the national anthem of Australia. A revised version of a late nineteenth century patriotic song, it was officially declared the national anthem on 19 April 1984. However, there is a popular song, 'Waltzing Matilda' which is regarded by many as the "unofficial" national a…
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On March 3, 1931 president Hoover signed an act making the "Star Spangled Banner" the US official national anthem.
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Answer it is called Homat el Diyar (Guardians of the Homeland) It starts with: Defenders of the realm, Peace on you; Our proud spirits will Not be subdued. The abode of Arabism, A hallowed sanctuary; The seat of the stars, An inviolable preserve ... Please see related link
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Answer The "Star-Spangled Banner" became the U.S. National Anthem in 1931.
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The lyrics to the United States national anthem are a truncated version of a poem by Francis Scott Key originally called "The Defense of Fort McHenry", sometimes called "The Siege of Fort McHenry", but most popularly known as "The Star-Spangled Banner", and it is by this last name that the anthem is…
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Key was a member of a prisoner exchange commission that was meeting with the commanders of a British fleet to discuss an prisoner exchange. After the discussion Key and his fellows were detained on their own ship, so that they could not report British strength to the American forces. So Key wa…
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The Australian national anthem, 'Advance Australia Fair', was written by Peter Dodds McCormick.
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The national anthem of Germany is entitled 'Das Lied der Deutschen', which translates to 'Song of the Germans'. The original lyrics were written by August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben. Only the third verse is used ('Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit' - 'Unity, justice and freedom'). 'Das Lied …
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Netball was started in England in the late 1890's. It's a version of American basketball, netball is mostly played by women. It is played by two teams of seven players.
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Here is the Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran, with English sub-titles. Iranian national Anthem is named "Sar zad AZ ofoq" and the full text is as follows: سر زد از افق مهر خاورانفروغ دیده‌ی حق باورانبهمن، فرّ ایمان ماستپیامت ای ام…
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The French National anthem is 'La Marseillaise', composed in April 1792 by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle in Strasbourg. It is named so because it was sung in the streets of Paris by volunteer soldiers from Marseille. It was originally called 'Chant de Guerre pour l'Armée de Rhin', in English: 'War…
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New Zealand has two National Anthems - one is 'God Save the Queen' and the other is ' God defend New Zealand'. The words of the latter were written by Thomas Bracken in the 1870s, and the music composed by John Joseph Woods. Thomas Bracken entered the five verse poem in a competition and it app…
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No country has 2 national flags As one person has one father so one nation has one flag only.....heheheh ------- in some cases it can happen , in disputed territories, transnistria has it s own flag for some, and is only recognised under moldovan flag by others. northern Ireland, somaliland .. …
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The currency of Jamaica is the Jamaica Dollar (JMD).
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Eternal Father, Bless our Land, Guard us with thy mighty hand, Keep us free from evil powers, Be our light through countless hours, To our leaders, great defender, Grant true wisdom from above, Justice, truth be ours forever, Jamaica, land we love, Jamaica, Jamaica, Jamaica, land we loveTeac…
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Kimi ga Yo (君が代) ("Imperial Reign") is the national anthem of Japan. Japanese version Kimi gayo WA Chiyo ni yachiyo ni Sazareishi no Iwao to narite Koke no musumadeEnglish versionMay the Emperor's rule last Till a thousand years, then eight thousand years to come Till sand, pebbles, and…
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"Tautiška giesmė" Composed by Vincas Kudirka: Lithuania, my homeland, land of heroes! Let your sons draw strength from the past. Let your children follow only the path of virtue, working for the good of their native land and for all mankind. Let the sun banish all darkness from Lithuania, wi…
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Because Macau is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (SARPRC), it adopts the same national anthem. Therefore, Macau's anthem is March of the Volunteers.
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Surrender by Cheap Trick. LOL JK It's actually "La Marseillaise" and to hear it go to this link: http://bit.ly/GTb3p9
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The name of the Argentine national anthem is "Marcha de la Patria", ""March of the Fatherland"" Wrong. The name of the Argentine national anthem is (in Spanish) "HIMNO NACIONAL ARGENTINO" (rough English translation: ARGENTINE NATIONAL ANTHEM) it was written by: Vicente Lopez y Planes (lyrics) and…
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In 2007, Congress addressed this for the first time in 36 USC 301. This U.S. Code therefore created the first mandated national anthem etiquette. The pledge of allegiance should be rendered by standing at attention, facing the flag, and placing the right hand over the heart (the salute). Uniformed …
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The Parsi anthem 'Chaiye Ame Jarthosti' was written by Firoz Rostam Jarthosti. He composed many songs in Gujarati before his death in 1912.
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Francis Scott Key Frances Scott Key wrote America's national Anthem. was Frances scot key a scotsman..
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The persons who wrote the original Philippine natinal anthem are Julian Felipe and Jose Palma.
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There are many Italian songs, as the country of Italy has a long history. Some examples are Viva l'Italia and Oj Mari.
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Key actually "wrote" the poem The Defense of Fort McHenry following a all-night bombardment of the fort by the British fleet in Baltimore Harbor.Key was so relieved and proud that the fort withstood the punishment, he penned the poem in one writing session.The poem was word-for-word found to match a…
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Answer Federal Republic of Germany or Bundesrepublik Deutschland (in German). Bundesrepublik Deutschland (In English translation, The Federal Republic of Germany)
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The Star Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States and was written by Francis Scott Key after witnessing the Battle of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. The song is about how he perceived the war, and how he thought the flag stood strong through the worst of times.
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The current U.S. national anthem is part of a poem written by Francis Scott Key (The poem is called Defence of Fort McHenry), a lawyer and poet who was an American stuck on a british ship when they were attacking Fort McHenry during the war of 1812. The anthem was not adopted until March 3, 1931.
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The French National Anthem is called "La Marseillaise". It was originally called "chant de guerre pour l'armée du Rhin" (war song for the Rhine Army) but as it was popularized by a volunteer's regiment from Marseilles, the Parisians soon associated the song with the regiment and its hometown.
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"March of the Volunteers" is the national anthem of China
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The United States of America's National Anthem is the Star-Spangled Banner, whose lyrics are from "Defence of Fort McHenry," a poem written in 1814 by the poet Francis Scott Key after witnessing the bombing of Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy ships in Chesapeake Bay during the Battle of Fort M…
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United States United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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The Turquoise-browed Motmot is the national animal of El Salvador.
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The Star Spangled Banner was written by Francis Scott Key
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The French National Anthem is called La Marseillaise
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Chester (William Billings) and Hail Columbia (m: Phillip Pfeil, l: Joseph Hopkinson) are two songs that were used frequently as unofficial national anthems of these United States of America up until the Star Spangled Banner was made the official anthem.
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The music was composed by Calixa Lavallée in 1880, the lyrics written by Adolphe-Basile Routhier in 1880. The English translation was done in 1908 by Robert Stanley Weir
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Francis Scott key wrote the national anthem in 1814, further info here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner
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Hatikvah (התקוה) is the national anthem of Israel. The English meaning of the title word is "The Hope".
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March of the Volunteers 义勇军进行曲 (Yìyǒngjūn Jìnxíngqǔ) Music composed by Nie Er Words written by Tian Han "The March of the Volunteers" and "March of the Volunteers"
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Jana-Gana-Mana (Thou Art the Ruler of the Minds of all People) Jana gaṇa mana adhināyaka jaya he Bhārata bhāgya vidhātā Panjāba Sindha Gujarāta Marāṭhā Drāviḍa Utkala Vanga Vindhya Himācala Yamunā Gangā Ucchala jaladhi taranga Tava śubha nāme jāge Tava śubha āśi…
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The national anthem of Mozambique, as of 2002, is called 'Lovely Fatherland' in English. In Portuguese it's called 'Patria Amada.'
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It's an anthem in which you sing while the flag goes up.
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God Save The Queen.
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'God Save the Queen', which is the national anthem of the United Kingdom. At sporting events where England compete, the anthem for English teams is 'God Save the Queen'. 'God Save the King' is used when the United Kingdom has a king. At some sporting events the crowd has been heard to sing 'God sa…
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Answer the poopy pants
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The war of 1812 against the US and the British. During the defense of Fort McHenry.
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Joshua Remy
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I was taught to put my hand over my heart for the Pledge of Allegiance, but not for the National Anthem. While in my Uniform I salute during the Pledge, but I sing during the National Anthem, with my arms at my side. While I do not know if this is wrong or right, it is what I have been doing for o…
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Answer The lyrics to Greece's national anthem were written by Dionysios Solomos. The anthem is made up of the first two stanzas of his 158-verse poem, "Hymn to Freedom." A few years later, Nokolaos Mantzaros set the poem to music.
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The Star Spangled Banner
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it means that all the wars America has fought and having it's flag burned,America still stands tall However, apart from its meaning, it was written by Francis Scott Key as a poem ("The Defence (sic in title) of Fort Henry") during the War of 1812. Although Key was sympathetic to America, he was a p…
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Ha cesado la lucha sangrienta; Ya es hermano el que ayer invasor; De tres siglos lavamos la afrenta Combatiendo en el campo de honor. El que ayer doblegábase esclavo Libre al fin y triunfante se ve; Libertad es la herencia del bravo, La Victoria se humilla a sus pies. Coro Dulce Patria, reci…
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In 1931 Congress passed legislation making "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. The song began as a poem written by the amateur poet Francis Scott Key on 14 September 1814. On that morning Key was looking at the smoke rising from Fort McKinley in http://www.answers.co…
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La marcha real ("The Royal March") is the national anthem of Spain.
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Jana- gana -mana
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Marcha Real ([the] Royal March), originally called Marcha Granadera (Grenadiers March). It was adopted in 1770. Apart of one of the oldest anthems in the world, the Marcha Real is unusual because it does not have official lyrics, only music.**This is actually not true, Marcha Real did have lyri…
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Peter Israel wrote the National Pledge of Dominica
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jana gana mana
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Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau. In English, Land of my Fathers. The words follow, but those in italics are not usually sung. Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (The Land Of My Fathers) Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi, (The land of my fathers, the land of my choice,) Gwlad beirdd a chantorion, enwogion o fri; (The land…
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we do not know as of today but before 1985 there where none, Constitution of El SLVADOR prohibited any Salvadorean Citizen to married and African decedent .
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India does not have a national language.
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La Toreador by Georges Bizet from 'Carmen' - except in Brazil when a Samba group plays to the champagne celebrations
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The currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar (code: JMD).
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On March 3, 1931 ... ...the Star Spangled Banner became The National Anthem by a congressional resolution (46 Stat. 1508, codified at 36 U.S.C. § 301)., which was signed by President Herbert Hoover. Other information: The lyrics to the Star Spangled Banner come from "Defence of Fort McHenry", a…
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Star-Spangler
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it resembles being proud of their god and who they r i think i dont know look it up look it up LOL
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salve oh patria mil veces oh patria, Gloria a ti, Gloria a ti,........ Anthem: Salve, Oh Patria (Spanish) We Salute You, Our Homeland
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Julian Felipe composed the national anthem of the Philippines.
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The official name is Mexican National Anthem (in Spanish: Himno Nacional Mexicano). The lyrics were written by Mexican poet Francisco Gonzalez Bocanegra in 1853. In 1854, Catalan composer Jaime Nunó composed the music which acompanies the anthem. Unofficialy, the anthem is sometimes called "Mexican…
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The national anthem of Canada is: "Oh, Canada"
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Unless other arrangements were made, the creator controls the copyright.
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Amhrán Na bhFiann, translates to A Soldiers Song. The Anthem was written in 1907 by Peadar Kearney, an uncle of Brendan Behan. It was not a widely known song until it was sung both at the GPO during the Easter rising of 1916 and later at various camps where republicans were interned. Soon after, it…
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Egypt's current national anthem is called "Belady Belady" meaning "My homeland, my homeland", and was adopted in 1979. The music is composed by Sayed Darwish, and the words -that are thought to be written by Younis EL Kady- are origionally inspired by a speech for the Egyptian leader Mustafa Kamel.E…
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Francis Scott Key
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The Star Spangled Banner is important because it was written during the war in 1812. It is also important because this song is representing our country :)
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If you mean "The Star-Spangled Banner," national anthem of the USA, there are four original verses by Francis Scott Key, and a fifth one by Oliver Wendell Holmes.But, of course, "THE" national anthem could refer to "God Save the Queen," "O Canada," or "La Marseillaise" too.
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calixa lavallee (music) and Robert Stanley weir (lyrics)
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