What year was the Black National Anthem written?

Answer The lyrics for the Black National Anthem, which is titled, Lift Every Voice and Sing, were written by James Weldon Johnson in 1900; the music was composed by John Rosamond Johnson.Source:BlackPast.... Read More »

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When was the national anthem first written?

Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the national anthem while aboard a British vessel during the shelling of Fort McHenry on September 13, 1814. The words were set to the British song "To Anacreon... Read More »

During what war was the national anthem written?

Francis Scott Key wrote the United States' national anthem, also known as the "Star-Spangled Banner," during the War of 1812. Congress passed a bill, signed into law by President Herbert Hoover in ... Read More »

When was the national anthem of Ecuador written?

The national anthem of Ecuador is "Salve, O Patria." Poet Juan Leon Mera Martinez wrote it in 1865, and Antonio Neumane Marno set the words to music. The National Congress of Ecuador officially ado... 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.