America, The Beautiful

From time to time, it is suggested that the song, “America the Beautiful” be made the national anthem, in place of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” [See Flag Day, p. 87] Proponents of this idea argue that “America the Beautiful” is a better national an­them because it praises the whole country, not only the flag, and it was not written as a result of a war.




Updated: 18th July 2015 — 3:13 pm