Women in the Revolution• Managed farms and plantations• Served as messengers or nurses• Some lost their homes and  fortune...
Native Americans in the Revolution• Avoided the war at first• Retaliated to attacks on the  frontier• Many (including the ...
African Americans in the Revolution• Some (very few) served as soldiers in the  Continental Army• South Carolina fought th...
Women, native americans, african americans
Women, native americans, african americans
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  1. 1. Women in the Revolution• Managed farms and plantations• Served as messengers or nurses• Some lost their homes and fortunes to the Patriot or Loyalist cause
  2. 2. Native Americans in the Revolution• Avoided the war at first• Retaliated to attacks on the frontier• Many (including the Cherokee) supported the British because they promised to return land
  3. 3. African Americans in the Revolution• Some (very few) served as soldiers in the Continental Army• South Carolina fought the idea of slaves serving as soldiers; insisted they could only work as cooks or other jobs that didn’t require weapons• Eventually, they agreed that up to 1/3 of the militia could be made up of slaves• Some slaves served in partisan bands• The British promised freedom to those who would fight for them

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