Betsy Ross

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  • How Did Betsy Ross Make A Sewn Flag

    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: The American Flag

    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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  • How Did Betsy Ross Make The American Flag

    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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  • The Cherokee Removal: Justification

    removal didn’t end in 1830, but rather was fought for many years after. One person that continued the fight against the removal was John Ross. John Ross continued for years after to find alternatives to the removal. “He suggested alternatives to removal including the extension of United States citizenship to the Cherokees remaining in the East and their acceptance of fair state laws.” (Perdue and Green 153). Ross eventually sought the help from the writer Howard Payne to write against the…

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  • Cherokee Relationship

    There have been many instances in which the Cherokees and the Americans have demonstrated a great, amicable, and mutually beneficial relationship. From the introduction of the Christian religion to the increased literacy due to the printing press, the Cherokees relationship with the whites have produced numerous benefits. Although there is no reason for this favorable relationship to change, the circumstances presented to us at this point in history have necessitated an adjustment in the…

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  • Country Boy Monologue

    a few black boys when with white girls. when the whites people found out about it, the girl would always say, the black boy make her do it.if the black boy wanted to live another day, he had to leave town that night and never came back again. sometimes the boy’s family suffer for his action. it was and still is a small town, everyone knew everybody black and white, but we didn 't go to school together. 3. It was a good place to live and grow up. I am so glad I was raised there, after I…

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  • Friends In The 90s

    “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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  • Motown Music Research Paper

    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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  • Essay On Life Lifelong Learning

    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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  • I Ll Be There For You Character Analysis

    “twenty-something’s” living in New York City ran on the National Broadcasting Company’s (NBC) prime-time schedule for 236 episodes over 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004 (Bright, Kauffman, & Crane, 2012). Viewers learned about the relationships among Monica Geller, Rachel Green, Phoebe Buffay, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing, and Ross Geller, as they discussed their triumphs and disappointments over countless cups of coffee. In this paper I will be analyzing all six main characters and then two…

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