How Did Mercy Otis Warren Exemplar For The Women Who Change America

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Mercy Otis Warren: Exemplar for the Women who Change America The Pre-Revolutionary War and the Revolutionary War gave rise to many leaders and pioneers. It gave an edge to the quiet people. Soon, protest arises and men take action and arms, while women cheer on the rebels. Mercy Otis Warren was one of the women, but helped protest through the pen and paper. She helped in politics, which was more scarce back then, than now, and was a prototype for the female leaders of today. She was also a good comrade to many famous figures and founding fathers. She lived a life of action and was a well educated and faithful wife and an advisor to her husband and many friends and figures, all-in-one. This war and the Enlightenment turned citizens from ordinary to extraordinary. Mercy Otis Warren was a smart woman and was educated like a boy. She was born in September 25, 1728 in Barnstable, Massachusetts. She was educated by private tutors with her brother, but didn’t learn Greek or Latin, since she couldn’t go to college. This was unusual to have a classical education for women in her time, due to the lack of women’s rights. She had 2 older brothers and 3 younger siblings. One of her brothers was James (Jemmy), was a role model for her and he helped guide her into the revolutionist she became. She loved learning about ancient and modern history, and began to develop a path of …show more content…

One of which is Hillary Clinton, whose traits resemble Warren’s. They’re both smart, direct, courageous, knowledgeable, steadfast, and honest. Warren had an exceptional and rare education and Clinton went to Wellesley College and Yale Law School. They both were piqued by politics for Clinton was very active in student politics at Wellesley. They both had their own opinions and Clinton’s view is commonly agreed upon citizens. They both are extremely charismatic and they prove the pen is mightier than the

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