The Role of Women in the War of 1812: Laura Secord

In this lesson, students will investigate the role of Laura Secord in the War of 1812. They will explore the vital roles women played on the battlefields and assess the ways in which female participants have been compensated and remembered.

Assess students’ participation in class discussions and completion of:

  • Appendix A:  Women and War
  • Appendix B:  Laura Secord