(Berkin, 2006) Another Patriot, Mercy Otis Warren, wrote satirical plays displaying the British
military figures as ridiculous and incompetent and the American Patriots and virtuous. (Keene,
Cornell, & O'Donnell, 2010)
The Loyalists found living difficult in areas that were becoming more predominately Patriot
controlled. (Keene et al., 2010) Grace Galloway of Philadelphia stayed at her family home
after her husband left to Loyalist leaning New York due increased societal tensions. (Keene et
al., 2010) Her family home was eventually seized from her, leaving her to live modestly.
(Keene et al., 2010) She was able to pass her possessions to children as these were not
Berkin, C. (2006). "It was I who did it" Women's role in the founding of the nation.
Keene, J. D., Cornell, S., & O'Donnell, E. T. (2010).
Visions of America: A history of the United
(2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education Company.
Nov 4, 2017
Thank you for pointing out even more women of the revolution.
Looks to me as if we all
meaning every human being played a role whether decent or evil made our country what
we are today.
Still decent and evil around, but it "takes a village" means so much more to
Nov 3, 2017
Professor Rose and class,