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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814,
  • Authors, American -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • Historians -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsPS858.W8 A85
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6250309M
LC Control Number58012030

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  First lady of the Revolution: the life of Mercy Otis Warren Item Preview remove-circle First lady of the Revolution: the life of Mercy Otis Warren by Anthony, Katharine Susan, Publication date Topics Warren, Mercy Otis, , Authors, American, Historians Publisher Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday CollectionPages: Get this from a library! First lady of the Revolution: the life of Mercy Otis Warren.. [Katharine Susan Anthony] -- Biography of Mercy Otis Warren, , a political satirist in the Vanguard of this country's emancipated women. (Sister of James Otis, "The Patriot".). Get this from a library! First lady of the Revolution; the life of Mercy Otis Warren,. [Katharine Susan Anthony]. about her childhood. Mercy Otis Warren was born on Septem in Barnstable Massachusetts. She died on Octo in Plymouth, she was 86 years old, and known as the First Lady of revolution. Mercy's favorite subject was American independence. Mercy expressed her feelings by reading, writing, and discussing about politics. Mercy had a.

In , Mercy Otis Warren published what had occupied her for some time: she titled the three-volumes the History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution. In this history, she documented from her perspective what had led up to the revolution, how it had progressed, and how it had ended. saw the publication of Warren’s only book, the “History of the Rise, Progress and Termination of the American Revolution Interspersed with Biographical, Political, and . Mercy Otis Warren was born in September of on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to James Otis and Mary Allyne. Mercy Otis Warren was one of thirteen children, not uncommon for the time period. Warren's intense interest in learning caught the eye of a local minister. Warren, Mercy Otis (–)Articulate and eloquent poet, playwright, political thinker, and traditional Puritan homemaker who demonstrated convincingly that gender was no barrier to intellectual equality. Born Mercy Otis on Septem , in Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on Octo , at home in Plymouth, Massachusetts; daughter of Mary Allyne Otis .

Start studying American Revolution Review. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Mercy Otis Warren. Poet, and First Lady of the Revolution. Continental Army - characteristics. Poorly Trained Inexperienced. ALS, DLC:GW.. Mercy Otis Warren (–) was a leading American poet, dramatist, and historian of the Revolutionary era. Through her brother, James Otis, and her husband, James Warren (for an identification, see James Warren to GW, 2 May , source note), Mercy Otis Warren was associated with some of the leading figures in Revolutionary Massachusetts. Mercy Otis Warren (Septem [Septem New Style] - Octo ) was a political writer and propagandist of the American the years before the American Revolution, Warren published poems and plays that attacked royal authority in Massachusetts and urged colonists to resist British infringements on colonial rights and liberties. Mercy Otis Warren () Mercy Otis Warren was a poet, dramatist, satirist, patriot propagandist, and historian at a time when women, if they wrote, were confined to belle-lettres or religious subject matter. The American Revolution and her particular place in Massachusetts society and politics, however, practically forced Warren into the limelight.