Women Warriors: Deborah Samson Gannett (1760-1827) - Notably taller than the average woman of her time, disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army in 1778, during the American revolution
If you teach the American Revolutionary War, this is the unit for you. This American Revolutionary War Unit consists of reading passages, worksheets, reference pages, activities, games, coloring pages, images/pictures, and vocabulary words for a word wall. There is an abundance of information included with the unit.
I love this painting of George Washington http://pinterest.com/pin/24066179230806784 in prayer at Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War. What a good example of an honorable leader who recognized his need to rely on a power greater than himself in the performance of his duty and defending the noble cause of liberty. "In God we trust."