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New Women In The Old West: From Settlers to Suffragists, an Untold American Story

Author: Winfred Gallagher.

New Women In The Old West: From Settlers to Suffragists, an Untold American Story

Author: Winfred Gallagher.

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Item #: D31799
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780735223257
Between 1840 and 1910, hundreds of thousands of men and women traveled into the American West, lured by adventure and opportunity. These settlers soon realized that survival in a new society required women to compromise eastern sensibilities and take on new responsibilities. At a time when women had very few legal or economic rights, they proved just as esse... More
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Between 1840 and 1910, hundreds of thousands of men and women traveled into the American West, lured by adventure and opportunity. These settlers soon realized that survival in a new society required women to compromise eastern sensibilities and take on new responsibilities. At a time when women had very few legal or economic rights, they proved just as essential as men to westward expansion. Bringing to light the dramatic stories of these women, Winifred Gallagher also details how the Wyoming Territory became a launching pad for the Suffrage Movement.


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