Great women of the American Revolution

by Michael Burgan

Publisher: Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn

Written in English
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  • United States

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  • Women -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Women -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-47) and index.

Statementby Michael Burgan.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesWe the people, We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE276 .B87 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3294816M
ISBN 10075650838X
LC Control Number2004016325

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Ellet Third Edition New York: Baker and Scribner Mercy Warren. MERCY WARREN. THE name of Mercy Warren belongs to American history. In the influence she exercised, she was perhaps the most remarkable woman who lived at the Revolutionary period.

Women played critical roles in the American Revolution and subsequent War for Independence. Historian Cokie Roberts considers these women our Founding Mothers.

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