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  Mercy Otis Warren - Plagiarism on Wikipedia
Mercy Otis Warren (September 14, 1728 – October 19, 1814) was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Indeed, so thorough a radical was Warren that she joined the minority who opposed ratification of the United States Constitution in the late 1780s.The Revolution was scarcely begun before Warren began recording the history of it.
Warren"), but she kept other poetry so personal that it was not published until almost two centuries after her death.
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 American Revolution: Mercy Otis Warren
Mercy Otis Warren was born in 1728 into a family of all boys, and there were many of them.
Mercy Otis Warren continued to write and publish, and in 1790, her collection of Poems: Dramatic and Miscellaneous was published in Boston.
Mercy Otis Warren died on October 19, 1814, in Winslow house in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
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 News: May 20, 1999 - West Barnstable's Mercy Otis Warren, Champion of the nation's Bill of Rights - The Barnstable ...
Warren (1728-1814), as first modeled in clay by Osterville sculptor David Lewis, was unveiled Sunday afternoon at ceremonies sponsored by the Otis Memorial Committee at the headquarters of Tales of Cape Cod, in the Olde Colonial Courthouse in Barnstable Village.
Warren had written an influential pamphlet, Observations on the new Constitution, expressing the need to recognize civil liberties, which she signed as being by "A Columbian Patriot," because authorship of any work on politics was seen­in those days­to lack womanly propriety.
Mercy Otis was the daughter of James Otis Sr., distinguished judge and a member of the Governor's Council.
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 Mercy Otis Warren   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mercy Otis Warren as an individual woman was seen as a possible feminist with reformed ideals about women's roles and who provided a potential example and model for future women in society.
Warren was a woman who overcame oppression and gender roles to become a writer and political activist during colonial and revolutionary America, when the majority of women merely tended to their homes and families.
Even though Warren did not see herself as a woman with what would be considered feminist ideals, as Warren supported occupations based on gender and subordination of women to men, she was a feminist based on contemporary standards.
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 Mercy Otis Warren, conscience of the American Revolution
Keep in mind that James Otis (early advocate of the rights of the colonies) was her brother, James Warren (speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives) was her husband, and Winslow Warren (would-be diplomat) was her son.
"Warren, Mercy (1728-1814), American writer, sister of James Otis, was born at Barnstable, Mass., and in 1754 married James Warren (1726-1808) of Plymouth, Mass., a college friend of her brother.
A recent biography of Mercy Warren, entitled First Lady of the Revolution, indicates that she was intimately connected with principal actors and actions of the Revolution.
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 A Journey Towards Freedom
Mercy Otis was born on September 25, 1728 in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
She was the sister of James Otis, one of the first leaders for the break from England.
Mercy was a highly intelligent women and was dedicated to the American cause, yet her gender kept her from getting involved in politics.
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 Mercy Otis Warren Biography and Summary
Mercy Otis Warren is perhaps most widely recognized as the author of several Revolutionary War-era dramatic satires which castigated Thomas Hutchinson and his Massachusetts Loyalist associates, but she also wrote serious drama, poetry, prose, and a histo...
Warren, Mercy Otis Born September 25, 1728 (Barnstable, Massachusetts) Died October 19, 1814 (Plymouth, Massachusetts) Historian, poet Mercy Otis Warren was an American poet and a historian of the nation's early years.
Mercy Otis Warren(September 14, 1728 – October 19, 1814) was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
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 Bunker Hill Exhibit | Biography | Mercy Otis Warren
Mercy Otis Warren was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, where she lived until 1754, when she married James Warren and moved to Plymouth, Massachusetts.
There, Mercy Otis Warren found herself at the center of a lively Patriot family: both her husband and her brother James Otis took active parts in Massachusetts politics, and the Warren home became a common meeting place for revolutionaries.
Warren continued to write and publish after the war, issuing a volume of poetry under her own name in 1790 and in 1805 publishing her three-volume History of the Rise, Progress and Termination of the American Revolution.
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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.
Warren’s most audacious trespass on masculine turf, however, was her History of the Rise, Progress and Termination of the American Revolution in three volumes, which appeared in 1805.
As Warren states in her preface, she was uniquely positioned to experience events leading up to the Revolution, and she knew well many of the leaders who took part in the various military campaigns.
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 Mercy Otis Warren at AllExperts
Mercy Otis Warren (September 14, 1728 – October 19, 1814) was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Warren thus became the first to publish books that marked her as a professional writer of nonfiction who offered her work for sale.
Mercy Otis Warren was the namesake of a World War II Liberty ship, the SS Mercy Warren, launched in 1943.
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Mercy seems to have overlooked the fact that the Latin word "priscus," in its literal sense, meant "old" or "antique" in the sense of "old-fashioned," which could be, and was, used against her.
By marriage, of course, Mercy Otis Warren was a Warren.
Mercy Warren had successfully broken the continuity of regard for the importance of certain people and events, and the popular hacks who followed, looking to create commercial compendiums or textbooks on American history, copied her concerns, and thereby missed some of the most important figures and events in our history.
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 Mises Economics Blog: The Remarkable Mercy Otis Warren
Mercy Warren was the sister of James Otis and the wife of James Warren, both intense revolutionaries, and often hosted meetings with others in her home.
Mercy Otis Warren was different from other advocates for American independence in being a woman, in an era when women didn't write for the public.
But because of her belief that we should "rejoice in the prospect of liberty," and "with high hopes of the continued freedom and prosperity of America," she was an important influence in supporting and spreading the ideals it was founded on.
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 Warren, History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution, vol. 1 - Foreword: The Online ...
Warren “trembled for the events of the present commotion,” she wrote in 1774; she believed that “there must be a noble struggle to recover the existing liberties of our injured country” and that no one could predict how the struggle would turn out.
Mercy Otis entered the world, the third child and first daughter of James and Mary Allyne Otis, with all the family’s privileges: wealth, social prestige, and political power; she added to these intellect and energy, and she made the most of her gifts.
Warren’s missive was published in the Boston Independent Chronicle, January 18, 1781, under the title “A Letter from an American Lady to her Son,” and later reprinted in the Boston Magazine (June 1784) and the Massachusetts Magazine (January 1790).
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 Mercy Otis Warren Project - David Lewis, Sculptor - Monumental, Native American, Maritime and Other Sculptures
The Mercy Otis Warren Committee was formed with the support of the Barnstable County Commissioners.
This statue was dedicated on July 4, 2001 and is located near David's statue of her brother, James Otis, which was dedicated on July 4, 1995.
While James is recognized as one of the men who started the march to the revolution in the 1760’s, Mercy was a writer who, because of the restraints upon women of her time, often had to publish anonymously or under a pseudonym.
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 Mercy Otis Warren - Olga's Gallery
Mercy Otis Warren (1728-1814) -- American writer and playwright, who supported the Patriot cause.
Mercy Otis was one of the first female authors to be published in the American colonies and set an important precedent for her successors.
In her later years, Mercy Otis became bitterly resentful of the restrictions society imposed upon women, particularly the lack of a formal education, and became one of the earliest proponents of the feminist cause.
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 Mercy Warren: Notable Women of Early America - Archiving Early America   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the most educated and brilliant women of her time, Mercy Warren was close friends with Thomas Jefferson, John and Abigail Adams, James Winthrop and Elbridge Gerry.
Wife of Revolutionary War leader James Warren, she wrote a number of political plays including "The Group" in which Gov. Hutchinson and other Tories were satirized.
Her three-volume "History of the American Revolution" published in 1805 is valuable because of her first-hand knowledge of many of the key personalities of the war.
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 National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall
Mercy Otis Warren, a staunch advocate of independence from the tyranny of 18th century English monarchic rule, was a poet, dramatist, satirist, and historian.
James Otis shared her political beliefs and became a leader in the agitation against the Stamp Act of 1765.
Mercy Otis read intensively, and applied her literary background and talent in the service of the patriotic cause.
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Mercy Otis Warren's husband, James, was one of her biggest supporters.
Mercy Warren began her friendship with Sarah Cary in the 1790's- when Mercy was in her sixties.
Mercy Warren recognized that there was public disdain for women who were involved in politics.
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 Mercy Otis Warren: Playwright of the Revolution
Otis Warren was one of the voices of the American Revolution, although not a very loud or well-known one.
Otis was born on September 25, 1728, in Barnstable, Mass.
She lived there until she was 26, moving to Plymouth to live with the man she married, James Warren.
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 Women in The American Revolution - Mercy Otis Warren   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mercy Otis Warren wrote the first history of the Revolutionary War.
Mercy got her start before the War officially began because she wanted to do something to reach the common people with revolutionary ideas.
With her husband gone off to fight, Mercy decided to write the history of the American Revolution using her notes from meetings and conversations.
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Contact US Warren, Mercy Otis (1728-1814) Poet, Playwright, and Historian: Warren was born into a leading patriot family; her brother was the pamphleteer James Otis, and her cousin was Abigail Adams, wife of patriot leader John Adams.
Although Warren was much more publically active than most women of her time, none of her writings dealt with issues of women's rights.
She seemed to adopt the attitude that men were and ought to be the major players in history, but that women could affect events indirectly through their influence on husbands, fathers, and other male relations.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Mercy Otis Warren
Mercy Otis Warren has been called one of the most literate American women of the 18th century.
In addition, she was close to both John Adams and Abigail Adams until a political difference left them estranged.
Mercy Otis Warren was likely responsible for anti-federalist newspaper contributions under the pseudonym "A Columbian Patriot."
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 Mercy Otis Warren
Warren, Mercy Otis (1728-1814) Born on Cape Cod, Mercy Otis moved a few miles north to Plymouth when she married; she never saw anything beyond eastern Massachusetts -- but the life of her mind was so rich that she was respected by the most cosmopolitan and politically important men of her era.
Indeed, so thorough a radical was Warren that she joined the minority who opposed ratification of the Constitution in the late 1780s.
Hundreds of Warren's letters to contemporaries (including Franklin, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Abigail Adams and her husband John -- with whom Warren quarreled as John Adams grew increasingly conservative) also have been published.
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 Mercy Otis Warren
American writer, sister of James Otis, born at Barnstable, Massachusetts, and in 1754 married James Warren of Plymouth Massachusetts, a college friend of her brother.
As member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1766-74) and its speaker (1776-77 and 1787-88), member (1774 and 1775) and president (1775) of the Provincial Congress, and paymaster-general in 1775, James Warren took a leading part in the events of the American revolutionary period, and his wife followed its progress with keen interest.
James Warren died in 1808, and his wife followed him on the 19th of October 1814.
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 Georgetown Law - Published Articles (GLH)
Mercy Otis Warren is not a well-known figure in American history, despite the fact that she was this country's first female political activist, propagandist and historian.
Mercy Otis Warren was the sister of James Otis, the first Boston revolutionary, the wife of James Warren, also a radical Boston leader, and friends with noted figures like John Adams and Elbridge Gerry.
But Warren was so much more than the sum of her acquaintances--she is a remarkable figure in her own right.
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While residing at the house James Warren was elected from Plymouth as a member of the House of Representatives.
Warren’s assertion (as contained in this publication) is true, and there is no plausible reason to question it, it is more than likely that these important American Revolutionary History discussions took place in the Winslow-Warren House.
James Warren and Mercy Otis Warren’s portraits were painted by the preeminent American portrait artist of the time, John Singleton Copley.
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 Mercy Otis Warren Biography (1728–1814) (née Otis) Online Encyclopedia Article About Mercy Otis Warren Biography ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mercy Otis Warren Biography (1728–1814) (née Otis) Online Encyclopedia Article About Mercy Otis Warren Biography (1728–1814) (née Otis)
Historian and poet, born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA, the sister of James Otis.
In addition to her poetry and plays, she published historical works, including Observations on the New Constitution (1788) and History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution (1805).
encyclopedia.jrank.org /Cambridge/entries/040/Mercy-Otis-Warren.html   (137 words)

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