What is the meaning of the u.s. national anthem?

Answer Francis Scott Key, lawyer and amateur poet, was inspired to write verses after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British during the War of 1812. His words would become the stirring ... Read More »

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What is the meaning of the indian national anthem?

The national anthem of India is called the Jana Gana Mana after the Brahmo hymn from which it derives. It was first sung at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress in December 1911 and... Read More »

When US national anthem and another foreign national anthem being played on US soil at a foreign cultural gathering does US anthem take precedence and it has to be played first?

Typically the National Anthem is played first; however, the order of foreign anthems being played can vary depending on the protocol of the event.

What does the U.S. national anthem mean?

The U.S. national anthem is "The Star-Spangled Banner." President Woodrow Wilson ordered it be played at both military and naval occasions in 1916. It was not until 1931 that an act of Congress des... Read More »

What does the national anthem of America mean?

The lyrics of the national anthem are from a poem by Francis Scott Key. He wrote it after watching the British bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore harbor on September 13, 1814. The words descr... Read More »