Elizabeth “Betsy” Ross did not have a fancy sewing machine. In fact, she didn’t even have a simple treadle machine because the first American sewing machine was not invented until 1846. 372 more words
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Today we celebrate Flag Day. On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress officially adopted the “stars and stripes” as the American flag.
Flag Day was not regularly celebrated until President Harry Truman signed an Act of Congress on August 3, 1949, designating June 14 as National Flag Day. 123 more words