Fab Five

July: Five Revolutionary Women

The “Fab Five,” a monthly curated selection of biographies and learning resources featuring five notable women from history and current newsmakers, celebrates Independence Day with five revolutionary women who played vital roles in the fight for justice and equality with pen, the podium, or on the battlefield. Click on the links to learn more about Elizabeth Freeman, Phillis Wheatley, Lydia Darragh, Penelope Barker, and Deborah Sampson.