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Women of the American Revolution~ Paul Revere known for his ride but not Sybil Ludington. How about the female Paul Revere? That's what Sybil Ludington is known as. Sybil's ride was twice as far as Paul's.

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

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

Presidents of the United States of America. To quote the movie "American President" the presidency has everything to do with character. There are some real characters here.

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

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.

These ads aren't real but they'd be so cool if the Smithsonian used them. Boost new membership/audience

Historically HARDCORE

Smithsonian: Historically Hardcore History is so much more bad ass than us

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...

History of the American Flag

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.

civil war infographic

US Civil War Infographic poster. Will There Be Another Civil War Soon Due To U. Government Neglect Against It's Own People

Sybil Ludington, is considered to be the female equivalent of Paul Revere. At only 16 years old, she made a journey twice as long as Revere’s. Her father, Col. Ludington was the leader of the local militia. In April of 1777, Col. Ludington sent Sybil to warn the militia members in several other towns to prepare for the impending attack by the British. Sybil traveled 40 miles on horseback on a stormy night. Sybil was thanked for her help by George Washington who came to her home personally.

Henrietta Swan Leavitt Working at Harvard College Observatory precisely calibrated the photo magnitudes of 47 stars

The American Revolution - (Margaret Moore) In the winter of 1781, Kate acted as a voluntary scout for Daniel Morgan, and she gathered patriot bands to send on to him. Her husband, Andrew, was a soldier under the command of General Pickens in the victorious Battle of Cowpens. For her efforts to increase the number of American patriots at the Battle of Cowpens, Kate Barry earned her reputation as the "Heroine of the Battle of Cowpens".

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.

On April 5 1761 Sybil Ludington, a heroine of the American Revolutionary War, was born. At the age of 16 she rode through the night to warn militiamen that British troops were planning to invade Danbury, Connecticut. Her 40-mile journey took her through the semi-wilderness, and although the soldiers she roused were unable to save Danbury they did arrive in time for the Battle of Ridgefield.

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.

Better known as 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.

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.

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Mercy Otis Warren (September 1728 – October was a political writer and propagandist of the American Revolution.

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