Women of the Revolutionary War

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This site was designed for late elementary and middle school students (Grades 5-8).  It includes information about the roles that women played during the Revolutionary War and offers tasks that will foster further understanding.


 

According to history books, it was men like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin who helped gain America's independence.  These key figures led masses of troops into battle and composed instrumental documents.  Therefore, they receive the credit for our country's freedom.  However, women also played a very significant role in the war effort.

 


Choose one of the roles that women played during the Revolutionary War to learn more about their contributions.


 

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Flag5.jpg (1726 bytes) Messenger

Flag5.jpg (1726 bytes) Manufacturer

Flag5.jpg (1726 bytes) Head of Household

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Camp Follower Soldier Messenger Manufacturer Head of Household Writer

 

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