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Betsy Ross and the Making of America, Miller, Marla R.
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Author Name:    Miller, Marla R.

Title:   Betsy Ross and the Making of America

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    St. Martin's Griffin 

ISBN Number:   0312576226 / 9780312576226

Seller ID:   ING9780312576226

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Beyond the legend of the creation of the American flag, we know very little about the facts of Betsy Ross' life. Perhaps with one snip of her scissors she convinced the nation's future first president that five-pointed stars suited better than six. Perhaps not. Miller recovers for the first time the full story of Betsy Ross, sharing the woman as she truly was. Miller pieces together the fascinating life of this little-known and much beloved figure, showing that she is important to our history not just because she made a flag, but because she embraced the resistance movement with vigor, reveled in its triumphs, and suffered its consequences.

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