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    United States. Betsy Ross was the woman that did just that. Ross had other accomplishments besides this but the flag was by far her most iconic achievement. Throughout Ross’ lifetime came many hardships and struggles. Today Ross is seen as an iconic woman figure in history. Betsy Ross was born in Pennsylvania and remained there most of her life. Betsy Ross was born as Elizabeth Phoebe Griscom to parents Samuel and Rebecca on January 1, 1752. Betsy was the eighth of their seventeen children, but only nine survived childhood. Ross grew up in the Quaker religion but faced expulsion from the congregation when she eloped in 1773 to marry her first husband John Ross, an Anglican. She met John when they were both apprenticing upholsterers. They later started their own upholstery business together. They were only married for two years and had no children when John went to fight for the revolution and died of a gunpowder…

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    Betsy Ross Speech

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    Tour Speech Today I am going to tell you about the Betsy Ross House. The first American flag in history was made here. The building is 250 years old. It is a “bandbox” style house. It has one room per floor and a winding staircase leading from the cellar of the building to the upper levels. The house has a large window on the first floor which is great for displaying merchandise, and over the years the house was used as a home for shopkeepers and artisans. This happened for over 150 years.…

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    Betsy Ross was born on January 1, 1752, in Philadelphia. She was the 8th of 17 children. Her great grandfather was a carpenter who had arrived in New Jersey in 1680. He had come from England. She attended Quaker schools and crafts like sewing regularly. At the age of 17, Betsy met John Ross at a local upholstery that her father had assigned to her after completing school. They quickly fell in love. John Ross was an Anglican, and marrying outside one's religion was strictly off limits. Betsy…

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    The American Flag Many years ago, Betsy Ross was approached by three men and asked to create the first American flag as a symbol of our nation. Betsy was born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was good at sewing and even claimed to have done some tailoring for George Washington. In late May of seventeen seventy-six, some men came to the house where Betsy Ross was to ask her to sew an American flag. These men were George Washington, Robert Morris, and George Ross. George Washington was…

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    Colonel Ross and Robert Morris” (Legend of Betsy Ross). Betsy was requested by George Washington to make the First American Flag. Also at the age of 21, she eloped across the Delaware River to Gloucester, New Jersey. After all of this Betsy has been gifted with a Philadelphia bridge named in her honor. The story of Betsy Ross is incredible with her family, making the first American flag, and why not all people thought she made the American Flag. “For eight hours a day she was taught reading,…

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    Integration and Engagement Lifelong Learning at a Professional Level Lifelong learning is continuous growth in gaining knowledge and skills that will help you to better understand your patients’ needs and to provide the best possible care for your patients. Lifelong learning will help a nurse to improve her critical thinking skills and increase her knowledge in current clinical treatments, procedures, practice, and understanding different cultures beliefs, behaviors, and though processes in…

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    Coming to motown was a dream for the young man. His career then later picked up and he changed his name. He changed his name stevie wonder. He had a amazing hit come out in 1972. The song was superstitious and it had so much success but it wasn 't technically his song. It was a cover that was originally by Jeff Beck. They came across an agreement to let motown to release the song and little did he know that it would be so famous. Not only was stevie wonder a breakout star for the company. They…

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    Friends In The 90s

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    “So no one told you life was gonna be this way. Your jobs a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s DOA (lil rambents).” “I’ll Be There For You” was the catchy song that would play from enlarged, home televisions on Thursday nights as millions of Americans would join together and spend the next thirty minutes laughing along with the characters from Friends. Friends was a huge hit in 1990s. It piloted it 1994 and ran for ten seasons. The end of this beloved series was like the end of an era, yet it…

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    Joey On Friends

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    that if they have a problem joey is going to do his best to be there for them when they need him, this is show when chandler and Monica get married and they can’t find a minister to perform the ceremony. Joey when hearing the problem goes out and gets ordained. Another big thing in the Italian culture is food and eating with your family. Joey is one of the hungriest people that you will ever meet and is always wanting to go out to eat with his friends. Monica and Ross are brother and sister…

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    What’s Going On 2 Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On is one of my favorite songs. Honestly, every generation down through the years can ask this question. What’s Going On? What’s going on with our children, with in our homes, in our schools, in our cities, in our nation? There are far too many mothers crying from the loss of their sons or even their daughters…

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