Sybil Ludington, known as the 'female Paul Revere'. She was 16 and rode 40 miles to raise the militia to stop approaching British under high risk of death. By contrast, Paul Revere was 47 and rode 12 miles.
All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries
Home is where your own president doesnt *&^% you over when you are innocent. The Presidents of the United States of America. Reminds me of grade when I had to memorize all of them to pass history class.
Coins of the American Revolution. Replicas of 4 coins and 1 portion of a coin used during the Revolutionary period: the Continental Dollar, Massachusetts Pine Tree Copper, Spanish Bust Peso (with a piece) and the New Hampshire Halfpenny.
I like the layout of this timeline. Revolutionary War Timeline – Events of The American Revolution. My biggest complaint is it neglects the critical Battle of Saratoga, which is the reason the French signed the alliance in the first place.
Kate Moore Barry served as a scout for the patriot militia during the War. She warned that British troopers were on their way, therefore securing an important win towards American independence, the Battle of Cowpens.
Sybil Ludington, was only 16 years old when she rode 40 miles to warn the American militia that the British were coming! She rode twice as far as Paul Revere and yet most of us have never heard of this very brave young woman.
Deborah Sampson was an American woman who disguised as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. She is one of a small number of women with a documented record of military combat experience in that war.