Glory, passion, and principle : the story of eight remarkable women at the core of the American Revolution /Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2003Description: xv, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0743453301.Subject(s): Women -- Biography. -- United States | Women -- History -- 18th century. -- United States | United States -- Biography. -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 | United States -- History -- Women. -- Revolution, 1775-1783Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only | Sample text
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-262) and index.
Sybil Ludington -- Phillis Wheatley -- Abigail Adams -- Mercy Otis Warren -- Lydia Darragh -- Molly Pitcher -- Deborah Sampson -- Nancy Ward.
Profiles eight American women who made significant contributions to the American Revolution, from sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington, who rode twice as far as Paul Revere to alert patriots; to Deborah Samson, who posed as a man to fight as a Continental Army soldier; to Phyllis Wheatley, a slave and first-published African-American author.