Betsy Ross: The American Flag, and Life in a Young America

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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As the seamstress of the American flag, an enduring symbol of liberty and democracy, Betsy Ross is an integral part of the fabric of American history. Her life story transcends that one great symbol, though. She was a mother, a businesswoman, and a contemporary of George Washington. This biography of Betsy Ross is a window not only into the life of a proud and courageous woman, but also into the early days of our nation.

 

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Contents

Contents
5
Betsy Rosss First Job and Marriage to John Ross
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The Story of the First American Flag
40
The British in Philadelphia
59
Life After the War
77
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