II. Adopt Your Founding Mother:

Molly Pitcher

Claimed

Judith Sargent Murray

Claimed

Margaret Corbin

served as a nurse in the Revolutionary War after deciding she wanted to go with her husband
Claimed

Louisa Catherine Adams

the first First Lady to be born outside the United States, a distinction that would not be replicated until 188 years later, by Melania Trump
Claimed

Deborah Sampson

a woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army
Claimed

Deborah Read Franklin

strong supporter of her husband and a foundation in the home
Claimed

Esther de Berdt Reed

a civic leader for soldiers' relief
Claimed

Elizabeth Hamilton

co-founder and deputy director of the first private orphanage in New York City
Claimed

Sybil Ludington

rode more than twice the distance of Paul Revere during a night ride to alert militia of British approach
Claimed

Nancy Hart

a rebel heroine of the American Revolutionary War
Claimed

Mercy Otis Warren

publicly defended political rights for women
Claimed

Martha Washington

a shrewd business woman
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Hannah Arnett

a brave woman who confronted cowardice
Claimed

Dolley Madison

a woman of social grace and hospitality
Claimed

Abigail Adams

The first Second Lady and the second First Lady
Claimed