Women And The American Revolution Wendy Martin Analysis

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In Wendy Martin’s article “Women and the American Revolution”, the author is trying to bring to light that the men of the revolution weren’t the only ones who suffered during the war and in the wilderness living on the frontier. In this review I will be discussing the evidence the author provides to support this. I will also be discussing what in my opinion what are the strengths and weaknesses of the article. The author states “most women stayed at home struggling with… the difficulties of running households and small farms alone, as well as the more serious problems of epidemics of dysentery and influenza.” In my opinion these women suffered just as much as the men fighting the war; they had to adapt to the role of being the breadwinner
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