“The Star-Spangled Banner” was written on September 14, 1814.
Francis Scott Key wrote it after British ships attacked Fort McHenry.
It was originally named “Defence of Fort M’Henry.”
The poem was eventually put to music and adopted as the national anthem in 1931.
(NewsReady.com) – America’s national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner” is a beautiful song that never fails to evoke emotion. The song was written as an enemy army attacked an American fort by a man who loved the US. During the Civil War, the Union Army listened to it and it became their anthem. Those troops are the ones who eventually won the war and ensured Black people were free from enslavement. This has been our national anthem ever since.
That’s what makes the latest move to have it replaced so mind-blowing.
National Anthem Controversy
Over the last several weeks, far-Left rioters have been tearing statues down and defacing monuments. They’ve even gone as far as vandalizing Christian churches and demanding likenesses of Jesus be removed from houses of worship.
So, is it really any surprise that they’re going after the national anthem next?
Activists think America should replace the song because Francis Scott Key owned slaves. Nevermind the fact that it was made the national anthem in the years after the Civil War, when the Union celebrated its meaningful lyrics. Nope, that isn’t enough in the minds of the Left.
Former Congressman Cries Foul
Former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy sounded off about the national anthem controversy on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom,” on June 25. The ex-congressman said what started out as a “legitimate conversation about inequities in our justice system” is now an attempt to alter the country and our culture.
Cancel culture has been a problem in the US for years. When the Left sees something they don’t like, they set out to destroy it. It’s ridiculous at the best of times, but right now it’s just disgusting.
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