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Transcript of Yankee Doodle
It describes the disorganized colonials.
The song writer wrote this to mock these colonials.
"Yankee" is a mispronunciation of the Holland word for "English" and "Doodle" refers to a dumb person.
The British used it to make fun of the colonists in the Revolutionary War. However the Americans made it their rallying anthem for war.
Macaroni, in this song, is not pasta, it is an Italian wig that is very "fashionable." the version of the song we used is from this old patriotic album: Hail, America. Conclusion In conclusion, war music can be used for patriotic reasons, protesting, or even mocking. This song is used to mock the colonials. Sources: