Mercy Otis Warren

Brilliant satirist and propagandist. On British list to be hanged.
Born
1728
Died
1814
Portrait Year
1763
Portrait Age
35

Mercy Otis Warren was known as the Conscience of the American Revolution. A lifelong revolutionary, she was the first woman to champion an anti-Federalist viewpoint. Warren used her talents as a writer to promote he Revolutionary cause with anti-British and anti-loyalist.

Warren's writings earned her third position of Britain's list of rebels to be hanged. Her three-volume history of the Revolution was the first by an American author.