The founding mothers of the United States of America

Lessons
Women in early America
An introduction to the founding mothers
Women and the expansion of America
About this unit
The term "founding fathers" is synonymous with the American Revolution and the founding of the United States of America, however, there were women who played an important role in the founding as well. Journalist Cokie Roberts explores the role of women in America's founding and discusses with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson America's "Founding Mothers."