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  • 1. Introduction Task Process Evaluation conclusion credit 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. 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.
  • 2. Introduction Task Process Evaluation conclusion credit You will be researching one of the women listed below. 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.
  • 3. After you research one of the women from the revolutionary war era you will chose and assessment. Character report Newspaper article Journal Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credit
  • 4. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credit Take the perspective of the important woman from the American Revolution: 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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  • 7. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credit http://www.americanrevolution.com/AbigailAdams.htm http://www.americanrevolution.org/women52.html 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
  • 8. Introduction Task Process Evaluation conclusion credit http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/bross.htm http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/flaglife.html http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId=220967 http://womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blross.htm http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/2005_winter_spring/betsy_ross.htm http://www.foundingfathers.info/American-flag/Betsy-Ross.html
  • 9. Introduction Task Process Evaluation conclusion credit http://www.americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/MOLLY.HTM http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/youasked/070.htm http://www.americanrevolution.com/MollyPitcher.htm http://sill-www.army.mil/pao/pamolly.htm http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/mpitcher.htm http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId=219353 http://www.earlyamerica.com/molly_pitcher.html http://americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/molly.htm http://www.pocanticohills.org/womenenc/pitcher2.html
  • 10. Introduction Task Process Evaluation conclusion credit http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/biographies/sampson.html http://www.americanrevolution.com/DeborahSamson.htm http://www.americanrevolution.org/women38.html http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/dsampson.htm
  • 11. Introduction Task Process Evaluation conclusion credit 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 http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/winter96/wheatley.html http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/pwheatley.htm http://brownvboard.org/brwnqurt/01-1/01-1f.htm 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/philliswheatley.htm
  • 12. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credit http://www.ushistory.org/March/bio/lydia.htm 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=tdihArticleCategory
  • 13. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credit http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/cludington.htm http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/1789/sybil.html http://www.danburyhistorical.org/Ludington.html http://www.pocanticohills.org/womenenc/ludington.htm http://www.libertyskids.com/arch_who_sludington.html http://www.historicpatterson.org/Exhibits/ExhSybilLudington.php http://www.teach-history.org/html/museum_ludington_prt.html
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  • 15. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credit Soldiers are not the only people who are involved during a time of war. Wars affect all aspects of society and, historically, women on the home front have played an important role. The Revolutionary War could not have been won without the support and efforts of women on the home front.
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