Clara Barton

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Important Events and Ideas

  • Born on December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts.
  • She helped bring bandages, food and clothing to the soldiers.
  • Served as the president of the American Red Cross for 25 years.

"Did you know..." Factoids

  • Did you know that Clarissa Harlowe Barton is her full name.
  • Did you know that Clara Barton was born on Christmas day.
  • Did you know that Clara Barton was the first female in the U.S. Patent Office.
  • Did you know that when the war ended, Clara Barton started a bureau to search for missing men.

"I wonder...." Questions

  • I wonder if Clara Barton ever had any kids.
  • I wonder how old Clara Barton was when she died.
  • I wonder how old Clara Barton was when she became a volunteer nurse during the Civil War.

What I think about this person

  • I think that Clara Barton was a extreamly smart women. She even became a teacher at 15 years old.
  • I think Clara Barton was a very intelligent women. She was very kind and risked her life every day to help carry medicine and food to the wounded in the battles.

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