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A new flag for a new country

June Behrens

A new flag for a new country

the first national flag : a play

by June Behrens

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836 -- Juvenile drama.,
    • Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836 -- Drama.,
    • Flags -- United States -- Juvenile drama.,
    • Flags -- United States -- Drama.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Flags -- Juvenile drama.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Flags -- Drama.

    • About the Edition

      A short play dramatizes the legend of how Betsy Ross came to make the first United States flag.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby June Behrens ; pictures by Lenny Meyer.
      ContributionsMeyer, Lenny, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6120.H5 B396
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5064316M
      ISBN 100516087320
      LC Control Number74030381
      OCLC/WorldCa1121052

      Here in lyrical prose is the story of the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words that became the national anthem of the United States. This flag, which came to be known as the Star-Spangled Banner, also inspired author Susan Campbell Bartoletti, who, upon seeing it at the Smithsonian Institution, became curious about the hands that had sewn it.3/5(3). To alter the design of our flag to-day would be a very serious matter, but the colonies were so accustomed to the making of flags according to the whim of some militia company or some sea captain that the appearance of a new design, especially one so slightly changed from the familiar flag of the mother country, cannot have created any great.

      This read and write mini-book is an engaging way to build reading and writing skills while learning about U.S. Flag. When finished, kids will have their own personalized . The flag consists of three stripes in green, black and yellow colors, which are separated by narrower white stripes. On the left side there is a red wedge where symbols of yellow star, white book, hoe and Kalashnikov are layered. The flag has been inspired by the flag of the Liberation Front of Mozambique which was fighting for independence.

        The film distills much of the material covered in James Bradley and Ron Powers’s affecting book of the same title about the raising of the American flag during the battle for Iwo Jima. Mr. The first legal definition was given to the lion flag in November , soon after the coronation of Emperor Haile Selassie. It remained in use until the overthrow of the empire in , except for those years (–41) when the country was occupied by Italy. In a revolutionary government established a new coat of arms with socialist.


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