Tag Archive for ‘National Anthem’

Flag Day and Mr. Madison’s War

America  is preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of one of the most unnecessary and avoidable wars in its history– the War of 1812, or “Mr. Madison’s War,” declared by Congress  on June 18, 1812. It is also appropriate to note that today  – June 14– is Flag Day, the day that the Continental Congress […]

Don’t Know Much About® Field Trip: the National Anthem

Don’t Know Much About® Flag Day (DKMAM #20)

FLAG DAY is celebrated on June 14 in honor of the adoption of the American flag by the Second Continental Congress in 1777. In 1877, Congress ordered the flag to be flown from every government building on June 14 to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the official birth of the American flag. With its […]

DKMA Minute #15 The Star Spangled Banner

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