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by William Forrest Sprague

Author: William Forrest Sprague
Subcategory: United States
Language: English
Publisher: Arno Press Inc.,N.Y. (December 31, 1998)
Pages: 294 pages
Category: Travels
Rating: 4.9
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This is a piece on history of women in the United States since 1776, and of the Thirteen Colonies before that

This is a piece on history of women in the United States since 1776, and of the Thirteen Colonies before that. The study of women's history has been a major scholarly and popular field, with many scholarly books and articles, museum exhibits, and courses in schools and universities. The roles of women were long ignored in textbooks and popular histories. By the 1960s, women were being presented as successful as male roles.

Women were in the picture much more than traditional histories have told

Women were in the picture much more than traditional histories have told. The frontier was occupied not only by indigenous people, but also by African Americans, Spanish colonialists and others of European descent, offering skeletal social networks for white explorers and settlers from the east. Molly met Sir William Johnson, a British officer during the French and Indian War who had been appointed superintendent for Indian affairs for the Northern colonies. In the west, women were gaining rights more quickly than back east, says Jane Simonsen, associate professor of history and women’s and gender studies at Augustana College.

The West gave women special opportunities as authors. Often, the term conjures images of those who migrated east to west, specifically from the East Coast of the United States. Minority women-particularly Chinese and Native American-did not experience greater freedoms. For these groups, the idea of an American West was meaningless. However, the region understood as the West was home to indigenous and Mexican women who lived here before Anglo-American and African-American settlers.

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Occasionally, women were willed their husband's house and business as well. It's hard for us to imagine today, but stories of the hardships and sacrifices women made throughout history make me proud to be of that gender and grateful to all grandmothers who have come before.

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