Tara Ross

Dallas, TX


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Author | Legal Scholar | Historian

  • Seasoned guest with hundreds of appearances on national radio and television shows  
  • Published by major houses, she is the author of numerous books on U.S. history  
  • Featured in two of the most widely-viewed videos on the Electoral College and National Popular Vote movement to be found anywhere online (over 6o million views and linked below) 
  • Retired attorney and former Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Review of Law & Politics  
  • Has studied constitutional history and the Electoral College for 18 years  
  • B.A., Rice University; J.D., U of Texas School of Law 

New Book:
She Fought, Too: Stories of Revolutionary War Heroines

American schoolchildren have long heard the stories of American Revolutionary War heroes–men such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Paul Revere. They may even know about the more prominent women of that era–ladies such as Martha Washington or Abigail Adams. But America’s fight for liberty included many lesser-known individuals as well: Men and women who gave what they could, when they could. These sacrifices added up to something magnificent: A miraculous victory against the large and powerful British army.

“She Fought, Too: Stories of Revolutionary War Heroines” tells age-appropriate stories of sixteen women and girls who contributed to the American war effort, behind the scenes. Meet the 15- and 16-year-old girls who made brave dashes in the middle of the night, carrying warnings of British activity. Or meet the slave who was also a poet: She earned George Washington’s respect at a critical moment during the war. Other women were spies, fundraisers–or simply brave in the face of adversity. “She Fought, Too” reflects a fundamental truth: Every person, every effort, always makes a difference–especially when you are fighting for liberty.

Other Books by Tara Ross

The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders’ Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule  

Why We Need the Electoral College

Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College

Under God: George Washington and the Question of Church and State (coauthored with Joseph C. Smith, Jr.) 

We Elect A President: The Story of our Electoral College  

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