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F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald lived from 1896 to 1940 and his full name was Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald because he was a relative of Scott Francis Key, the man who wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner." F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul and died in Hollywood. He wrote the very important novel, The Great Gatsby.

  1. 1. Who was F. Scott Fitzgerald named after?
    1. a. Scott Speigelman
    2. b. Francis Scott Key
    3. c. Francis Bacon
  2. 2. What did Francis Scott Key do?
    1. a. Composed "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    2. b. Sewed the American flag
    3. c. Was vice president
  3. 3. Where was F. Scott Fitzgerald born?
    1. a. New York
    2. b. Hollywood
    3. c. St. Paul