What did francis Scott key do that was important?
Francis Scott Key wrote a poem when he saw that the American flag was still flying after a all night battle at Fort McHenrey during the war of 1812.The name of the poem that Key wrote was Star Spangled Banner.The Star Spangled Banner became our national anthem
The Star-Spangled Banner:
Oh__ say can you see
by the dawn's ear - ly lights
What so proud - ly we hail'd
at the twi - light's last gleam - ing
whose broad stripes and stars
through the per - il - ous fight
O'er the ram - parts we watch'd
were so gal - lant - ly stream - ing?
and the rock - ets' red glare
the bombs bursting in the air
gave proof through the night
that our flag was still there
oh, say does that_
star - span - gled ban - ner _
yet_ wave___ O'er the land________ of the free
and the home of the brave?
Francis Scott Key is an American Lawyer who was an important person in American History. Francis Scott Key was a captured prisioner on a British Boat in the War of 1812. On the Battle of Baltimor on September 13-14 1814, Key wrote a poem of what he saw and soon became the National Anthem (The Star-Spangled Banner).