Betsy Ross And The Making Of America

Author: Marla R. Miller
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1429952377
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Betsy Ross And The Making Of America from the Author: Marla R. Miller. A richly woven biography of the beloved patriot Betsy Ross, and an enthralling portrait of everyday life in Revolutionary War-era Philadelphia Betsy Ross and the Making of America is the first comprehensively researched and elegantly written biography of one of America's most captivating figures of the Revolutionary War. Drawing on new sources and bringing a fresh, keen eye to the fabled creation of "the first flag," Marla R. Miller thoroughly reconstructs the life behind the legend. This authoritative work provides a close look at the famous seamstress while shedding new light on the lives of the artisan families who peopled the young nation and crafted its tools, ships, and homes. Betsy Ross occupies a sacred place in the American consciousness, and Miller's winning narrative finally does her justice. This history of the ordinary craftspeople of the Revolutionary War and their most famous representative will be the definitive volume for years to come.

Who Was Betsy Ross

Author: James Buckley, Jr.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698187393
Size: 38.29 MB
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Who Was Betsy Ross from the Author: James Buckley, Jr.. Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That’s up for debate, but Who Was Betsy Ross? tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create the flag of a new nation.

Betsy Ross

Author: Judith St. George
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805054392
Size: 61.89 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Judith St. George. The personal struggles of the woman generally credited with having created the first American flag are set against the backdrop of the colonists' fight for independence.

Betsy Ross

Author: Ann Weil
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0020421206
Size: 23.99 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Ann Weil. Recreates the childhood of the woman traditionally remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington in Philadelphia in 1776.

Betsy Ross And The Silver Thimble

Author: Stephanie Greene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0689849540
Size: 71.64 MB
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Betsy Ross And The Silver Thimble from the Author: Stephanie Greene. Young Betsy Ross is upset when her brother tells her that she cannot make furniture because she is a girl, but her mother teaches her that she can still do important things.

Betsy Ross

Author: Jennifer Silate
Publisher: Rosen Classroom
ISBN: 9780823941766
Size: 18.18 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Jennifer Silate. Introduces the life of Betsy Ross, an American patriot during the Revolutionary War who enjoyed telling her family about how she sewed the first American flag.

Betsy Ross

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 9780635015006
Size: 74.41 MB
Format: PDF
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Carole Marsh. Betsy Ross is near and dear to American's hearts. She was the young and talented seamstress believed to have sewn the first American flag. What an honor! She was the woman who sewed up a new nation! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses. Get the Answer Key for the Quizzes! Click HERE.

Betsy Ross

Author: Jane Duden
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736810364
Size: 79.67 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Jane Duden. Looks at the life of Betsy Ross from her Quaker childhood to her role in the Revolutionary War and her days as an independent businesswoman. Examines the legend of the Betsy Ross flag and explains the importance of the Betsy Ross legacy in today's society.

Betsy Ross

Author: Ryan P. Randolph
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823957309
Size: 48.82 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Ryan P. Randolph. Presents the life and accomplishments of Betsy Ross, discussing her Quaker background, her role in the Revolutionary War, her days as a business woman, and how she has become known as the maker of the first American flag.

Betsy Ross

Author: Jan Mader
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736867023
Size: 79.33 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Jan Mader. "Simple text and photographs present the life and legend of Betsy Ross"--Provided by publisher.