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Question 2: The fort was made a ________ in 1925; on August 11, 1939, it was redesignated a "National Monument and Historic Shrine," the only such doubly designated place in the United States.
National Park ServiceNational parkConservation biologyYosemite National Park

Question 3:

Question 4:
When was Fort McHenry established?
Founded 1925, "Reactivated" 1960
Fall, 1925

Question 5: After undergoing restoration at the ________ it is now on display there in a special exhibit that allows it to lie at a slight angle in dim light.
Arts and Industries BuildingHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture GardenSmithsonian InstitutionNational Museum of American History

Question 6: It was positioned on the Locust Point peninsula which juts into the opening of Baltimore Harbor, and was constructed in the form of a five-pointed star surrounded by a dry ________ — a deep, broad trench.
CastleDefensive wallFortificationMoat

Question 7: ________ • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park • Clara Barton National Historic Site • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine • Hampton National Historic Site • Monocacy National Battlefield • Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Fort Washington ParkAntietam National BattlefieldPoint Lookout State ParkFort Foote

Question 8: ________, a Washington lawyer who had come to Baltimore to negotiate the release of Dr.
Frederick, MarylandMarylandFrancis Scott KeyThe Star-Spangled Banner

Question 9: An oversized ________ had been sewn by Mary Pickersgill for exactly $405.90[4] in anticipation of the British attack on the fort.
New JerseyFlag of the United StatesVirginiaUnited States

Question 10: Every September the City of Baltimore commemorates ________ in honor of the Battle of Baltimore.
MarylandUnited StatesFort McHenryDefenders Day


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