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Why was Betsy Ross a hero?

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February 27, 2013 10:55PM

No, she is not a hero.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 in 1776 and it was a basic British flag with stripes. The second flag had stars where the British flag had a cross.