Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine - Quiz
By Sarah Lane
Feb 1, 2005, 14:50

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Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine - Quiz

Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine - Quiz

Choose the best possible answer from the choices given and click "finished" when you are done.

  1. The defense of Fort McHenry inspired Francis Scott Key to write what song?
  2. What battle occurred from September 13-14 in the year 1814?
  3. Over 1,000 Americans stopped the British advance, which in turn did what?
  4. After this battle during the War of 1812, the Fort would what?
  5. What year did Fort McHenry become a part of the National Park Service?
  6. Fort McHenry is the only area designated both as a National Monument and a what?
  7. What US ship is named after the Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland?
  8. The largest battle flag ever flown was flown over Fort McHenry. What were its dimensions?
  9. This huge flag which inspired the Star Spangled Banner was called what?
10. At that time, it was the practice to add one star and one stripe for each new state joining the Union. In 1814, the official United States flag had how many stars and how many stripes?


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