New York State Archives, NYSA_A3167-78A_B7_WW1_Material_07
Sheet music for An International Anthem - Britain and America, set to the tunes of "My Country 'Tis of Thee" and "God Save the King." The music and lyrics were printed in The New York Times Magazine on November 25, 1917.
What common factors do the United States and Great Britain share according to the song’s first verse?
What do the second and third verses push as a goal?
What is the overall point of the song?
Do you agree with Major General Bell’s idea that it would be a good idea to sing the international anthem at public gatherings? Why or why not?
The song is missing a chorus. Write one that would be appropriate for the feelings expressed in this song.
Music: Play the music and/or sing the song as a group.