One cold January night a beautiful baby girl was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Elizabeth Griscom, or better known as Betsy Ross. Betsy came from a family of Quakers, so she eventually learned to sew when she was apprenticed to an upholsterer. In 1773 Betsy ran away from home to marry her secret lover, John Ross. Then opened an upholstery shop where Betsy sewed. While working in her upholstery shop in New Jersey, Betsy Ross got a visit from General George Washington.
They only had enough money to send one child and McLeod was chosen. While being a exceptional student, her teacher, Emma Jane Wilson, recommended her to Scotia Seminary in North Carolina, a learning institution for Black girls. The McLeod family again did not have enough money to fund McLeod, though a Quaker teacher, Mary Chrissman, supported McLeod for the next fifty years. McLeod graduated from Scotia in 1894 and went on to Dwight Moody’s Institute for Home and
On New Year’s Day, Martha Wayles Skelton, who was a widow, and Thomas got married. They had six children together and was married for ten years full of happiness. Only two of his girls lived to become an adult. Jefferson believed in a Creator and he sought to organize his thoughts on religion. He wrote The Jefferson Bible, which he edited the gospels and removed the miracles of Jesus, leaving only what he deemed the correct moral philosophy of Jesus.
Susan Brownell Anthony was a American social reformer and a woman 's rights activist. Anthony grew up on a politically active family when they worked on the abolitionist movement to end slavery. With Elizabeth Cady Stanton they created the National woman Suffrage Association in 1869. When Anthony died women still wasn’t able to vote 14 years after her death in1920 the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. The U.S. Treasury Department put Anthony 's picture one dollar coins in 1979 that made her the first women to be honored.
February 14,1975 at Kaiser Hospital (no longer open) in Cleveland, Ohio Sabrina Lattice McIntosh was born. The first child of Regina and Greg McIntosh (my grandparents). “My mother knew someone named Sabrina, she liked it so she gave me the name”, mom says. Growing up she had a great childhood, who wouldn’t enjoy the spotlight? My grandparents
Susan B. Anthony (Susan Brownell Anthony) Susan B. Anthony was a prominent feminist author who started the movement of women’s suffrage and she was also the president of the National American Women Suffrage Association. Anthony was in favor of abolitionism as she was a fierce activist in the anti-slavery movement before the civil war. Susan Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts, and before becoming a famous feminist figure, she worked as a teacher. Anthony grew up in a Quaker family that made her spend her time working on social causes. And her father was an owner of a local cotton mill.
No, I don 't think it 's impossible for a person to learn something on their own. I taught myself how to sew at 16 years old. My grandmother was the sewer in our family, she made my mom 's clothes. Unfortunately, she died when I was two years old and her passion for sewing didn 't pass on to my mother. I was inspired to learn to sew by my family and consumer science teacher Mrs. Fran, who brought to class a blanket and scarf set that she made on her own.
Ashley Blocker Dr. Jeffrey Newberry English Composition II September 28, 2015 A Reader’s Guide to Edna ST. Vincent Millay’s “Love is Not All” Title and Author I’ve chosen to research Edna ST. Vincent Millay, and analyze her poem “Love is Not All”. Edna ST. Vincent Millay was born o February 22, 1892 and was the eldest of three daughters. Millay’s parents were Henry and Cora Millay; Millay was named after ST. Vincent’s Hospital. At the age of eight, Millay parents divorced and her father never paid the five dollars a week for child support. Millay first fell in love with poetry after flipping through the pages of her mother’s volume of William Shakespeare’s plays.
Leonardo had some important objects, too. One special object was the tablecloth. She got it when she was married and only used it once. She only used it for special occasions, like her twentieth anniversary. No other occasion was special enough, then her husband died right before their twenty-fifth anniversary and the tablecloth has been in a trunk ever since.
But she really didn't. This was just a legend but still got credit for helping or as they call sewing the flag. In May 1776 three members came home to Betsy Ross and had asked her to sew the first National Flag. Betsy Ross did many flags for many years. She had also made one
I believe Abigail Adams thought citizens should govern. I believe this because Abigail Adams was and still is a hero and idle for many women in the United States. As the wife of John Adams, Abigail used her position to bring forth her own strong federalist and feminist views. Abigail Adams was born in 1744 at Weymouth, Massachusetts. During a time when women did not receive a formal education, her grandmother at home taught Abigail.
Elizabeth Griscom, familiarly known as Betsy Ross, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 1st, 1752. She attended a Quaker public school. After finishing school, Betsy apprenticed to a local upholsterer, William Webster. In colonial times, upholsterers did all types of sewing such as learning to make and repair curtains, bedcovers, tablecloths, and rugs. Betsy fell in love with a fellow apprentice named John Ross.