(Okay, fine I'm Canadian, close enough)
Our version, "America", a.k.a. "My Country 'Tis Of Thee" is neutral on socioeconomic status other than a passing mention of Pilgrims who were dirt floor poor.
The American version appeals to the nation itself, not an individual demigod.
I also think 'O Canada', and the former USSR anthem have always been great tunes.
The Star-Spangled Banner relates to a real event in history, and is about resilience and fortitude in the face of tyranny during an attack on the country.
It's a stupid song anyway.
(A show in which people get drunk and tell historical stories. It is infinitely amusing, and surprisingly informative.)
I did the whole thing 100% correctly and had 2 minutes left.
I'd rather 3,000,000 Americans that don't know the words but treat people with respect than 3,000,000 who can sing every note but treat people badly.
As it should be.
I typed "broad" for "broad stripes" and then sat there. I hit enter, and it said it was not correct.
My confusion was great. It was greater when it wouldn't accept "red."
Once I figured out I was supposed to type two words, I was fine, but that is still kind of a bug...
I only missed one (broad) and that's probably because I misspelled it.
Should be CHIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEFS!!!
what the anthem was depicting? Awesome tribute to our soldiers (of