Write a 2-3 page paper as a WOMAN OF THAT TIME explaining your decision to remain loyal (a LOYALIST) or to revolt against Britain (A PATRIOT) Think of the decision that a woman in that time had to make, and think as a woman in the context of that time and events.

This assignment is to generate thought on the difficult decision of American women on whether to support the American patriot cause or remain loyal to Britain. Write a 2-3 page paper as a WOMAN OF THAT TIME explaining your decision to remain loyal (a LOYALIST) or to revolt against Britain (A PATRIOT) Think of the decision that a woman in that time had to make, and think as a woman in the context of that time and events. Please choose your position as either a Patriot or a Loyalist. Are you a colonist of European descent, an Indian, or a black American, slave or free? Which colony do you live in? What is your living situation? Are you a wife or daughter? A widow or woman alone? A plantation mistress, farm wife, business owner, mid-wife, indentured servant, slave, Indian, or? Do you write plays or poetry regarding the Revolutionary events? What activities might you, within the accepted behavior of a woman of the time, support your cause ? Once you’ve chosen your position and identity, tell of your experience before, during or after the Revolution. Remember that certain colonies leaned toward Patriot (Massachusetts, Virginia and southern colonies) and others toward loyalist (New York, Pennsylvania). Write your paper as journal or diary entries, or as a letter to a friend or relative describing your experience and reasons for your decision to be loyal or to rebel. Remember that you are writing as A PERSON OF THAT TIME. Do NOT bring 21st century attitudes, vocabulary and sensibilities into the project Be creative and have fun! Your paper should be typed, double spaced with no larger than 12 pt font. To aid you, the link below will take you to a document that will provide some background and reasons for supporting a position as either a Patriot or Loyalist. PATRIOT VS. LOYALIST.doc Download PATRIOT VS. LOYALIST.doc