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When we think of the American Revolution who comes to
mind? People like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and
Paul Revere. We think of these men as heroes risking their lives
for the Patriotic cause. Most of you know that men of all ages
served as soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
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Have you ever wondered who did the work that the absent men
normally did? Throughout the American Revolution, women
had important roles for the American cause. Women acted as
political figureheads, writers, nurses, spies, and even soldiers.
The contributions of these women were invaluable and,
without their efforts, the Revolutionary War could not have
been won.
This WebQuest will introduce you to important women of the
American Revolution. You will research about the women and
Chose a way to demonstrate your knowledge of your chosen
American Hero.
You will be researching one of the women listed
below.
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1. Abigail Adams
2. Betsy Ross
3. Molly Pitcher
4. Deborah Sampson
5. Phyllis Wheatley
6. Lydia Darragh
7. Sybil Ludington.
You will use the websites listed under process to
complete your research.
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After you research one of the women from the
revolutionary war era you will chose and
assessment.
Character report
Newspaper article
Journal
Take the perspective of the important woman from the American
Revolution:
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You will need to take the perspective of your American Revolution
figure and present your findings to your peers on your new found
information. In addition, you will dress in costume and come up with
a creative dialogue to complete your transformation.
-What is the person's background?
-What was their significance with the war efforts?
-Did they take part in the war?
-What kind of sacrifices did they make?
-What was their living conditions like?
-Was she considered important?
-Was she a hero?
(These questions are a guideline to help you along.)
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http://www.americanrevolution.com/AbigailAdams.htm
http://www.americanrevolution.org/women52.html
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http://www.americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/ADAMS3.HTM
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/aa2.html
http://www.masshist.org/bh/aadamsbio.html
http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/aadams.htm
http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId=200215
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h3922.html
http://www.firstladies.org/Bibliography/AbigailAdams/FLMain.aspx
http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=2
http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/bross.htm
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http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/flaglife.html
http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId=2209
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http://womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blross.htm
http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/2005_winter_spri
ng/betsy_ross.htm
http://www.foundingfathers.info/American-flag/BetsyRoss.html
http://www.americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/MOLLY.HTM
http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/youasked/070.htm
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http://www.americanrevolution.com/MollyPitcher.htm
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http://sill-www.army.mil/pao/pamolly.htm
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conclusion http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId=219353
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http://www.earlyamerica.com/molly_pitcher.html
http://americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/molly.htm
http://www.pocanticohills.org/womenenc/pitcher2.html
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http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/biographies/sampso
n.html
http://www.americanrevolution.com/DeborahSamson.htm
http://www.americanrevolution.org/women38.html
http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/dsampson.htm
http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/whea-phi.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2p12.html
http://www.forerunner.com/forerunner/X0214_Phillis_Wheatley.html
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http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/winter96/wheatley.html
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http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/pwheatley.htm
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http://brownvboard.org/brwnqurt/01-1/01-1f.htm
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http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/whea-phi.htm
http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/winter96/wheatley.html
http://www.forerunner.com/forerunner/X0214_Phillis_Wheatley.html
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframerwriters/a/philliswheatle
y.htm
http://www.ushistory.org/March/bio/lydia.htm
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http://www.americanrevolution.org/women15.html
http://www.history.org/History/teaching/revolution/i1.html
http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/2004_winter_spring/
washington.htm
http://www.history.com/tdih.do?id=31&action=tdihArticleC
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http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/cludington.htm
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/1789/sybil.html
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http://www.danburyhistorical.org/Ludington.html
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http://www.pocanticohills.org/womenenc/ludington.htm
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Conclusion http://www.historicpatterson.org/Exhibits/ExhSybilLudingto
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http://www.teachhistory.org/html/museum_ludington_prt.html
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Soldiers are not the only people
who are involved during a time of
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society and, historically, women
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on the home front have played an
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have been won without the
support and efforts of women on
the home front.
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