The Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812.
Francis Scott Key wrote the star-spangled banner.
He wrote the star spangled banner whilst in custody on HMS Minden, during the Anglo-American war of 1812, after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry.
Francis Key Scott
The Aerican Revolutionary
he wrote the the star spangled banner
Francis Scott Key wrote the Star-Spangled Banner during the War of 1812. He wrote it while he watched the battle at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. He watched cannons bursting in the air. Then, he realized that when the cannons were exploding, "our flag was still there."
Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star Spangled Banner" also known as Americas National Anthem, onboard a British prison ship in Baltimore Harbor during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814.
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Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner in September 1814 while watching the bombardment of Ft. McHenry (located in Baltimore Harbor) by the British fleet during the War of 1812.
The Battle of Fort McHenry. Francis Scott Key was present at the battle, so he wrote a poem about exactly what he saw.