2.06 Supporters of the War notes.odt - HISTORY 2.06 SUPPORTERS OF THE WAR Many people participated in the Revolutionary War Women slaves freedmen and

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HISTORY2.06 SUPPORTERS OF THE WARMany people participated in the Revolutionary War. Women, slaves, freedmen, and Native Americans all joined in to lend a handObjectivesAfter completing this lesson, you will be able to:investigate the role various groups played during the Revolutionary periodcreate a project showing how various groups supported the war effortsA female spy tipped the Americans off that Benedict Arnold was a spy for the British.Agent 355 was an American spy. She gave valuable information to the American military. Her identity today remains hidden.The first woman to receive a full military pension fought during the American Revolution. Margaret Corbin was the first woman to receive a military pension. She was admired for her bravery fighting during the American Revolution.Like many other women, Abigail Adams attended to her family business while her husband was away helping with the war efforts Abigail Adams actually ended up increasing the Adams' wealth while her husband was off serving as a congressional delegate.A woman disguised herself as a man and fought in the American Revolution for 18 months. Deborah Sampson enlisted as a soldier and disguised herself as a man to fight in the American Revolution.Women held their own Tea Party to protest British taxes on tea. In 1774, 51 women signed Penelope Baker's declaration to ban British imports at the Edenton Tea Party.Like Paul Revere's famous ride, a woman also rode through town warning soldiers that the British were coming. Sybil Ludington rode through her town in Connecticut to warn soldiers that the British were coming.

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