Young America needed a flag. General Washington took his problem to young Betsy Ross of Philadelphia. The young wife was an expert seamstress and a bold patriot. Though she was of Quaker stock and hated war when war became a reality she wholeheartedly threw herself into the patriot cause. Betsy’s life was an exciting one, full of triumph and tragedy. Here is a powerful true story of the turbulent days that gave birth to America.