Did Betsy Ross make the first American flag?

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No. This is a story her grandson made up. Congress gives credit to Francis Hopkinson who designed the flag. The first flag was made for the navy in 1776 and it was a basic British flag with stripes. The second flag had stars where the British flag had a cross.
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Did Betsy Ross make the first American Flag by herself?

According to legend, no. Three members of the Continental Congress,George Washington, George Ross, and Robert Morris met with her inMay of 1776 to discuss making the flag. Cli

Why did Betsy Ross make the American flag?

Congress has recognized Francis Hopkins as the creator of the flag. He designed the flag for the Navy in 1776. The story about Ross is just that a story and is not true.

Where did Betsy Ross make the American flag?

Congress has recognized Francis Hopkins as the creator of the flag. He designed the flag for the Navy in 1776. The story about Ross is just that a story and is not true.

Did Betsy Ross make the first flag?

No. This is a story her grandson made up. Congress gives credit to Francis Hopkinson who designed the flag. The first flag was made for the navy in 1776 and it was a basic Bri

Where did Betsy ross make the first flag?

No. This is a story her grandson made up. Congress gives credit to Francis Hopkinson who designed the flag. The first flag was made for the navy in 1776 and it was a basic Bri

When did Betsy Ross make the first flag?

Betsy would often tell her children, grandchildren, relatives, and friends of the fateful day when three members of a secret committee from the Continental Congress came to ca

What year did Betsy Ross make the first American Flag?

She didn't make the flag. This is a story her grandson made up in 1870. Congress gives credit to Francis Hopkinson who designed the flag. The first flag was made for the navy

Why did Betsy Ross make the first flag?

No. This is a story her grandson made up. Congress gives credit to Francis Hopkinson who designed the flag. The first flag was made for the navy in 1776 and it was a basic Bri

What year Betsy Ross make the first American flag?

She didn't make the flag. This is a story her grandson made up in 1870. Congress gives credit to Francis Hopkinson who designed the flag. The first flag was made for the navy

How did Betsy Ross make the American flag?

Now it is generally accepted that the story of Betsy Ross is a myth. If you mean how was the flag actually sewn by someone for the first time, it was most likely pieced togeth