Unit6, Lesson3 (Women of the Revolution)

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Unit6, Lesson3 (Women of the Revolution)

  1. 1. TextText Women of the American Revolution Unit 6, Lesson 3
  2. 2. Agenda •Vocabulary •Lesson
  3. 3. activist •(noun) a person who works for change
  4. 4. Showing Support Writers: Many women wrote poems and plays that made fun of British laws and encouraged patriot activities Phyllis Wheatley Mercy Otis Warren
  5. 5. Showing Support Boycotts: Many women signed petitions to boycott (not buy) British goods (cloth and tea)
  6. 6. Showing Support Morale: Many famous women wrote letters of support to their husbands and visited soldiers during the warMartha Washington Abigail Adams
  7. 7. New Roles for Women Before ECONOMIC ROLES During *Most women ran the household *Men controlled businesses and land *Women took charge of businesses and farms *Women kept the economy going
  8. 8. New Roles for Women Roles: 1. Nurses 2. Supply Managers 3. Soldiers 4. Spies
  9. 9. New Roles for Women Roles: 1. Nurses 2. Supply Managers 3. Soldiers 4. Spies
  10. 10. New Roles for Women Roles: 1. Nurses 2. Supply Managers 3. Soldiers 4. Spies

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