Betsy Ross

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Noun1.Betsy Ross - American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)Betsy Ross - American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
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Set in the mid-1990s in the depressed industrial town of Waterbury, Connecticut--the brass manufacturing capital of the United States, which attracted Eastern European immigrants in the 1980s and '90s--Brass tells the story of Elsie, a waitress at the Betsy Ross Diner.
Who could have predicted that George Washington's 1776 visit to Betsy Ross, who is credited with making the first American flag, and Robert G.
Kennedy added, "It's no different from a Betsy Ross flag, a Bennington flag, [or] any of the historic flags.
The location exists near the foot of the Betsy Ross Bridge to New Jersey, where Frankford Creek passes under I-95 and dumps into the Delaware.
Born under the year of the Monkey, you may find it interesting according to a publication that you share the same birth sign with some of the good, better and best known personalities of past and contemporary history like Julius Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci, Charles Dickens, George Gordon Byron, Yao Ming, Celine Dion, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Christina Aguilera, Diana Ross, Elizabeth Taylor, Harry Truman, Alice Walker, Michael Douglas, Owen Wilson, Daniel Craig, Mick Jagger, Bette Davis, Annie Oakley, Eleanor Roosevelt, Betsy Ross, Cuba Gooding Jr.
The advance favorite is Betsy Ross Presenting Flag, above, based on an Edward Percy Moran painting.
Late 18th-early 19th Centuries: Americans, like Betsy Ross, used hemp to make flags.
Finally on June 14, 1777, the first flag of the new young country to be was approved by the Continental Congress and supposedly was sewn by Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross.
29) Whether quaint fiction or historical fact, the popularity of Betsy Ross remains unabated; as Miller notes in her book, Betsy Ross and the Making of America, "For most of the twentieth century, the making of the first flag remained an essential episode in any popular history of the Revolution.
Children in costume as Paul Revere, Betsy Ross and other Revolutionary figures filed into the church at the beginning of the Mass, and Chalemedos led the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of "God Bless America.
Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper, and Betsy Ross made her first flag with the stuff.