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A Piece of History You Should Know

Sent by a friend, this video is a piece of history that I heard only snippets of. I knew who Francis Scott Key was, but I did not know what his mission was. 76 more words


Ben & Betsy on a Date in the Future

If Ben & Betsy travelled to the future…met online and had a date…I think they would look at the Lincoln Reflecting pool (though they are asking, Who is Lincoln?)¬†getting cleaned out…alright and revel at the Washington Monument.


Seamstress to the Stars?

Betsy Ross –¬†a beloved and iconic figure in American history. The story of George Washington asking her to make a flag for the fledgling nation is told, and repeated by, schoolchildren across the country. 622 more words

Revolutionary Women: Introduction

This Independence Day I went to my town’s parade, a typical part of my Independence Day celebrations. There was a fly-by featuring two old airplanes I know nothing about (I admire aviatrixes but am not one myself). 340 more words