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Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 11:52am

Francis Scott Key

Posted by Robert Bianchetto in 1700s, 1800s, Arts, Important American

1779-1843 (lung infection) Key wrote one of the most popular songs in American history and didn’t make a cent off it! Francis Scott Key was an American who was present when the British fleet bombarded Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. He wasn’t defending the fort, but rather he was being held prisoner aboard […]

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