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To what extent did women, African Americans, and Native Americans contribute to the war effort?



The Iroquois nations were divided, but most supported the British. The Algonquins supported the Patriots.

African Americans served in both armies. At first, the Continental Congress did not allow African Americans to join the army. However, they will be allowed to join after the British began to offer freedom to enslaved African Americans in exchange for military service.

Women took on added work while men were at war. They also made supplies for the war effort.


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