eBook Exposed! Myths About Early American History: Betsy Ross Didn't Create the American Flag: Exposing Myths About US Symbols, 1st Edition

  • Jill Keppeler
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482457199
  • ISBN-13: 9781482457193
  • DDC: 973
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Betsy Ross is repeatedly credited with creating the first US flag. Students often learn that when they're first studying American history. However, most historians agree that she probably didn't! In fact, Ross's grandson may have made up the story. After reading about this widespread American myth, readers will be eager to learn others. This valuable volume, full of fun fact boxes and beautiful images, exposes historical myths but also explains the facts behind them, making it an excellent resource for any social studies collection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Historic Stories.
2: A Red, White, and Blue Tale.
3: Ring Out for Liberty.
4: For the Birds.
5: Say Uncle!.
6: DC Symbols.
7: More Symbols, More Myths.
8: Check Them Out.
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