American Minute with Bill Federer
Women of the Revolutionary War: “As there were Fathers in our Republic so there were Mothers”-Coolidge
Courageous women have always played a vital role in American history.
Addressing the Daughters of the American Revolution, on April 19, 1926, President Calvin Coolidge stated:
“The importance of women in the working out the destiny of mankind … As there were fathers in our Republic so there were mothers …
By their abiding faith, they inspired and encouraged the men; by their sacrifice, they performed their part in the struggle out of which came our country …”