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According to the lesson, America's patriotic music

gives the character of America life and definition

Which song was written in response to a reward being offered for a new patriotic song during the Civil War?

Battle Hymn of the Republic

Irving Berlin wrote "God Bless America" with the intention of it being a

song of peace


Which song did Julia Ward Howe hear the troops singing that inspired her to write the "Battle Hymn of the Republic?"

John Brown's Body

Which of the following lines comes from the song "America the Beautiful?"

that sees beyond the years

What event inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner"?

He saw the flag flying over Fort McHenry after a battle and knew the Americans had won.

How does John Philip Sousa's memory of the time he composed "The Stars and Stripes Forever" on the steamboat relate to the stories behind other patriotic songs?

The music came to him almost unconsciously, and he wrote it down as soon as he could.

What role or roles can patriotic music play in your life?

all of these

When John Philip Sousa played "The Star-Spangled Banner" in Russia, how was it received?

with sincere and lasting applause


What kind of song was "Anacreon of Heaven" before its tune became the tune for "The Star-Spangled Banner"?

a drinking song

What does the word doodle mean in "Yankee Doodle?"

do little

Which of the following is true about John Philips Sousa's composition "The Stars and Stripes Forever"?

The composition became the official national march.

Which song's royalties have been donated to the Boy and Girl Scouts of America?

God Bless America

The lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner" name which phrase as "our motto"?

In God is our trust.

Which of the following statements best describes America's patriotic music, according to the principles of this lesson?

America's patriotic music is a national symbol that defines America's character and unites Americans from all walks of life.

Why were Francis Scott Key and his comrades unsure about whether the Americans had been victorious against the British?

It was too foggy to see if the flag was flying.

Which song's official name is really "America?"

My Country Tis Of Thee

In what types of historical settings were the lyrics to many of America's patriotic songs written?

during times of conflict and war

What inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write "America the Beautiful"?

She was at the top of a mountain and was inspired by the beauty and majesty of the view.

Who suggested to Julia Ward Howe that she should write a song?

a soldier in the war of 1812