By: Clay A.
Oklahoma, Age 9
Betsy Ross was born on January 1, 1752. She had a very big family but was very poor. Betsy lived in Philadelphia. Betsy Ross liked to sew. Betsy Ross made a sampler when she was five.
Her father and sisters got sick. Betsy and her brother went to get a doctor for her father and sisters. When Betsy was 10 she had to go to a new school. Betsy had no friends at that school. Betsy made a lot of new friends after a while. Betsy won a sewing contest. Betsy got married to John Ross. John Ross died in an explosion. George Washington wanted Betsy to make the flag. So Betsy made the U.S. flag.