Journeys for Freedom
Freedom to protect your country
Soldier in Disguise
Deborah Samson was a woman living in the 1780s, a time when woman couldn't fight in war. Deborah went in disguise as a man to fight to protect her country. She learned to be a good soldier at fort West Point. In a battle after that, she was shot in the leg. She was terrified that the doctors would find out her secret so she bravely cut of her own leg with a saw. Before the war ended, she got a fever and a doctor found out that her secret. He then contacted the general. The doctor and the general was awestruck. How could a woman fight in a war? After this, Deborah went home.
Mohandas Gandhi is the leader of a big freedom movement in India. Britain had complete control in India in the 1940s. Mohandas Gandhi lead a peaceful freedom movement. He wasn't suppose to resist the British, but he did resulting in India's freedom. He inspired movements for freedom all around the world.
Led a freedom movement in India that caused India to be free.
Fought to free America when she wasn't suppose to.
India Flag & British Flag
Gandhi freed India for the British.