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Occupations during the Revolutionary War

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on 24 September 2015

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Transcript of Occupations during the Revolutionary War

Women mostly did house hold jobs, but as their husbands went to war they took care of their farms.
Women took the roles of nurses, cooks, maids, spies and soldiers during the war.
Written by: Amelie, Ana, Django, Hayden and Nathan
Women during Revolutionary War
Slaves and Indentured Servants
Roles of each Occupation
Slaves:

Slaves were owned both by British and American people.

Their main jobs were to aid there families which included cleaning the house and going to buy goods for their owners.
Indentured Servants:

These were servants brought to America by American families to come to work in exchange for freedom after a certain amount of years.

They were fairly paid and fed unlike slaves.
Farmers
Grow crops and breeded animals
Sheep's wool was made for clothing
Mercers
Handled luxury fabrics and silks
Goldsmiths
Produced exotic jewelry, china and weapons.
Cordwainer
Produced leather goods
Thursday September 24th, 2015
Vol I, No. 1
Different jobs
Other Jobs
During the Revolutionary War men did most jobs.

Some jobs included:
farmers
Artisans
Black smiths
Mercers
Government employees
Soldiers
People had different jobs based on their classes and where they lived.

Some other jobs include:
Barber- cut hair
Surgeon
Farrier- shoed horses
Printer- published newspapers
Priests
Men during Revolutionary War
Occupations during the Revolutionary War
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Works Cited
www.morsesociety.org

www.ohiohistorycentral.org

staff.washington.edu

www.americanexperience.com

www.historyofmassachusetts.org

www.ushistory.org

Chains novel written by Laurie Halse Anderson
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