Betsy Ross

Betsy Ross

Published on 2 November 2020

My Betsy Ross research project

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Betsy Ross
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Norah Kurdelak
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Elizabeth Griscom
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was born on January 1, 1752
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Most people call her Betsy, because it's shorter
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Elizabeth
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Betsy
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Betsy is most famous for designing and sewing the first american flag.
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Type here
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Legend says that George Washington asked her to make it.
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"Can you do this for me?"
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He did this because . . .
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A. She was a close family-friend
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B. She had made flags for him in the past.
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C. She was a good seamstress.
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But, she may not have been asked to design or sew the flag...
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This is because people say there is not enough evidence to say that she did it.
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People say that because there is no written record,
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Stating she did it
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Betsy Ross
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They say this means
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that it could've been anyone
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You can believe what you want to,
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But I believe that she made it for us
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Betsy Ross passed away on January 30, 1836
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50 years later, her grandson spoke out about her story, which is why we know about it today