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Title:
Betsy Ross : the American flag, and life in a young America
Author:
Randolph, Ryan P.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : PowerPlus Books, 2002.
Physical Description:
112 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The life and times of Betsy Ross, an introduction -- Betsy Ross's Quaker background -- Betsy Ross's childhood -- Betsy Ross's first job and marriage to John Ross -- Philadelphia and the coming revolution -- The Revolutionary War begins -- The story of the first American flag -- The Revolutionary War comes close to home -- The British in Philadelphia -- The end of the Revolutionary War -- Life after the war -- The legend of Betsy Ross?
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.8 2.0 56209.
ISBN:
9780823957309
Format :
Book

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Summary

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.


Table of Contents

The life and times of Betsy Ross, an introduction
Betsy Ross's Quaker background
Betsy Ross's childhood
Betsy Ross's first job and marriage to John Ross
Philadelphia and the coming revolution
The Revolutionary War begins
The story of the first American flag
The Revolutionary War comes close to home
The British in Philadelphia
The end of the Revolutionary War
Life after the war
The legend of Betsy Ross?