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Read the following questions and then click on the blue link found in the question to go to the web site that will contain the answer to that question. Not every link will go to the same web page, so be sure to use the links provided. If a new window does not open when you click the link you will need to use the "back" button on your browser to return to the WebQuest. Do one Quest at a time. Remember to have fun!




1. Who was Catherine Moore Barry and how did she help the Patriots against the British?

2. Why is Sybil Ludington known as the female Paul Revere?

3. What prevented Lydia Darragh from becoming involved in the War? What changed this?

4. What were Martha Bratton and her husband entrusted with? What happened when her husband was away?

5. What did Emily Geiger eat? Why was is so important? Did she fulfill her duties?

6. What did Penelope Barker lead other women to do? Why was it so important? How did the British feel about what she was doing? How did this change?

7. How did Mary Lindley Murray stop the British army without firing a single shot?

8. How did Patience Wright get good information back to the colonies that would help them against the British?

9. What did Margaret Corbin do in order to recieve a lifetime pension from the military?

10. What is Besty Ross known for making and what is her real name?

11. What important task did Grace and Rachel Martin do for the Patriots, and how did they do it?

12. Who was Robert Shirtliffe? Where did the name come from? How was this secret kept?

13. What did Prudence Wright gather the women in town to do? What did they pass on to the Patriots? What were they called?

14. What brave act did Elizabeth Zane do? How did her apron come in to play? Who tried to shoot her?

15. What did Nancy Hart disguise herself as and why? What state has a county named after her? Was she afraid of the British soldiers when they came to her home?


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