Have you ever stopped to wonder why blue jeans were invented? When Levi Strauss immigrated to San Francisco, he learned of the miners’ need for pants that didn’t wear out. He began making a new kind of pants out of tent canvas, and later, denim. Let’s celebrate Levi Strauss’ birthday with a fictional short story about a little boy who got a pair of this new kind of pants for the first time.
(Fits American history timeline.)
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