Meet The Revolutionary Woman Mercy Otis Warren

This elder sister of 13 children and mother to five had a direct influence on the American Revolution and resulting U.S. Constitution.

Mercy Otis was an extreme rarity for her time. Beginning at a very young age she was a political writer, propagandist, and historian, despite those kinds of roles being generally restricted to men throughout her life. Family and peers always regarded Mercy—the eldest of 13 children—as exceptionally outspoken and a natural leader.

Source: Meet The Revolutionary Woman Mercy Otis Warren

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