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Description - Who Was Betsy Ross? by James Buckley

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, butWho Was Betsy Ross?tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create the flag of a new nation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780448482439
ISBN-10: 0448482436
Format: Paperback / softback
(194mm x 135mm x 6mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Penguin Workshop
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 26-Dec-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Buckley

James Buckley, Jr. has written more than 50 books for kids, including Who Was Ernest Shackleton?

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