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Martin Donegan - The Star Spangled Banner & Other Famous American Documents And Poems Album

Martin Donegan - The Star Spangled Banner & Other Famous American Documents And Poems Album
Title:
The Star Spangled Banner & Other Famous American Documents And Poems
Performer:
Martin Donegan
Style:
Political
Released:
1968
Catalog:
CMS 532
Country:
US
MP3 album size:
2012 mb
FLAC album size:
2354 mb
Genre:
Label:
CMS

Tracklist


1Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
2Preamble To Constitution
3The Emancipation Proclamation
4T. Paine: Preface To "Common Sense"
5Theodore Roosevelt: Letter To Secretary Of War Taft
6America
7Pledge Of Allegiance
8The Bill Of Rights
9America, The Beautiful
10The Star Spangled Banner
11Preamble To U.N. Charter
12T. Paine: The American Crisis, No. 1
13The Declaration Of Independence


Credits


  • Read ByMartin Donegan


Album


The Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States. The lyrics come from the Defence of Fort M'Henry, a poem written on September 14, 1814, by 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by British ships of the Royal Navy in Baltimore Harbor during the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812. Key was inspired by the large U. flag, with 15 stars and 15 stripes, known as the Star-Spangled Banner, flying triumphantly above. The Star-Spangled Banner - The All-American Boys Chorus. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. The Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States. By the time the song officially became the countrys anthem in 1931, it had been one of. Simmering anger at Britain for interfering in American trade, impressing U. sailors into the Royal Navy and standing in the way of westward expansion led the United States to declare war in June 1812. With British forces distracted by the countrys ongoing war with France, the United States scored some encouraging early victories in the War of 1812. But after Napoleons defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in April 1814, the British turned their full attention to the war in North America. Although The Star-Spangled Banner was a frontrunner, Churchwell points out that it was vehemently opposed in certain quarters, especially among temperance campaigners. Congress had other ideas. The Star-Spangled Banner was made Americas national anthem in 1931, two years after the market crashed, when Americans needed a renewal of faith, says Churchwell, who points out that this was also the year in which the phrase American Dream became a national catchphrase, thanks to a book called The Epic of America by James Truslow Adams. Thats a key aspect of the American Dream, and its exactly what Fitzgerald. The Star-Spangled Banner wasnt actually adopted as the official anthem of the United States until 1931, though it was already popular and had already been used by several American institutions by then. Meet the experts. Here are the experts who will help us dig into the song: Mark Clague is an associate professor of musicology and American culture at the University of Michigan and a co-founder of the Star Spangled Music Foundation. Marc Leepson is an American journalist and historian who has written several books, including a biography of Francis Scott Key. Alan Taylor is a Pulitzer Prize-w. The Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States of. Before 1931, other songs served as the hymns of American officialdom. The Star-Spangled Banner is known the world over but do you know the history behind America's national anthem 2. What is Star-Spangled Banner The song is the American National Anthem and was recognised for official use by the US Navy in 1889. It then became the official anthem in March 1931 on a congressional resolution signed by President Herbert Hoover. The version of Star-Spangled Banner usually sung at sporting events only features the first verse, but the full son. 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 1931. Long assumed to have. The Star-Spangled Banner for Kids and Teachers. For Kids. Who was Francis Scott Key For one thing, he was the author of the Star Spangled Banner, which became our national anthem. But he was also a loyal American. So he did participate in the War of 1812. As a civilian, he successfully negotiated the release of American civilians who were British prisoners. John Skinner was the U. government agent who worked to release American civilians captured by the British. These two men worked together to secure the release of a Maryland doctor arrested by some British soldiers. The doctor was being held on a British ship outside Fort McHenry near Baltimore, Maryland. The Star-Spangled Banner. September 20, 1814 By Francis Scott Key. Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, In full glory reflected now shines on the stream: 'Tis the star-spangled banner O long may it wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave