The U.S. was still a very new country and Great Britain invaded from the north -- from Canada, with Canadians! And they kept up their onslaught until they burned down the White House. For all the facts, watch this History Channel special, premiering September 12, 9 p.m. ET/PT; 8 p.m. Central. The most entertaining impromptu performances of the Star-Spangled Banner, as captured on the streets of the U.S.A. by the History Channel.
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