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1

When and where was Clara Barton born?

1. Dec. 25, 1821
2. Oxford, Massachusetts

2

How old was Clara when she could spell hard words?

four

3

What is Clara's full name?

Clarissa Harlowe Barton

4

What happened to her brother, David, what did she do about it, how old was she?

1. He fell of a barn roof
2. She nursed him, and found her calling
3. eleven

5

When did Clara start teaching?

age 17

6

When did Clara start her own free school?

16 years after she started teaching

7

Whom did the school board pick to head Clara's school?

a man

8

Did Clara get married?

No

9

Why did soldiers call Clara 'the Angel of the Battlefield?

She nursed everyone's wounds no matter what side of the war they were on

10

What was Clara's job with the Union nurses?

She was the superintendent of the Union nurses

11

What is Clara famous for?

She founded the American Red Cross

12

When and where did Clara die?

1. April 12, 1912
2. Glen Echo, Marylamd