Revolutionary Women: 6 Women Who Changed History

A day characterized by BBQs, fireworks, and time with friends and family, we remember our nation's founders and the men who shaped our country and we bring up names like George Washington, Paul Revere, and Thomas Jefferson. But, what about names like Sybil Ludington, Deborah Sampson, or Phillis Wheatley? Women contributed mightily to the path to freedom, and not just on the home front; they worked as spies, alerted Continental troops, placed their name on copies of the Declaration of Independence, and fought for freedom from slavery.

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