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
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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: Ann Weil
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0020421206
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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

Author: Jennifer Silate
Publisher: Rosen Classroom
ISBN: 9780823941766
Size: 43.92 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: Vicky Franchino
Publisher: Childs World Incorporated
ISBN: 9781567661699
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Vicky Franchino. Brief introduction to the life and accomplishments of American patriot Betsy Ross, credited with making the first American flag.

Betsy Ross

Author: Jan Mader
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736867023
Size: 71.52 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.

Betsy Ross

Author: Chauncey C. (Chauncey Crafts) Hotchkiss
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781360678498
Size: 12.98 MB
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Betsy Ross from the Author: Chauncey C. (Chauncey Crafts) Hotchkiss. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Betsy Ross

Author: Jane Duden
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736810364
Size: 61.47 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 The Griscom Legacy

Author: William D. Timmins
Publisher:
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Betsy Ross The Griscom Legacy from the Author: William D. Timmins. Andrew Griscom (d.1694) immigrated from England to Newton, Camden County, New Jersey, married Sarah Dole in 1685, and moved to Phila- delphia. He was a direct ancestor of Elizabeth Griscom (1752-1836)-- also known as "Betsy Ross"--who lived in Philadelphia and married (1) John Ross (1752-1776) in 1773; (2) Joseph Ashburn (d.1782) in 1777; (3) John Claypoole (1752-1817) in 1783--with issue from the second and third marriages. Includes a chapter in support of the family claim that "Betsy Ross" sewed the American flag which was accepted by Congress. Includes Griscom family genealogy to about 1920.

Betsy Ross

Author: Ryan P. Randolph
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823957309
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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.