The Star Spangled Banner - Open Response - (copy)

The Star Spangled Banner was adapted from a poem by Francis Scott Key written in 1814. After much debate it officially became our National Anthem in 1931. Write in paragraph form the answers to the following questions. Check for complete sentences and grammar and spelling errors.

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  1. What makes a good song for a National Anthem? Give at least 2 solid reasons. *


  1. What makes the Star Spangled Banner a good song for our National Anthem? Give at least two solid reasons. *


  1. What makes or would make Star Spangled Banner a poor choice for our National Anthem? Give at least two solid reasons. *


  1. Which patriotic song do you think would be a better National Anthem? Give at least two reasons why you would choose that song.*


  1. If you would not change our national Anthem give two solid reasons why there should be no other National Anthem.*