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Women in waiting in the westward movement

life on the home frontier

by Linda S. Peavy

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pioneers" spouses -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • United States -- Territorial expansion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-363) and index.

      Statementby Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith ; foreword by John Mack Faragher.
      ContributionsSmith, Ursula, 1934-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF596 .P43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 381 p. :
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1427670M
      ISBN 100806126167, 0806126191
      LC Control Number93038832

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      Expansion was the fever of the early nineteenth century, and women burned with it as surely as men, although in a different way. Subscribing to the “cult of true womanhood,” which valued domesticity, piety, and similar “feminine” virtues, women championed expansion for the cause of civilization, even while largely avoiding the masculine world of politics. Coauthors of nine books – including Dreams into Deeds and Women Who Changed Things (for young adults), Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement, The Gold Rush Widows of Little Falls, and Pioneer Women – they offer an array of presentations and workshops on researching, writing, and dramatizing women's lives. Operating as P.S.

      A Woman in the Westward Movement () C: Harriet L. Noble HC: End of War of led to great migration to west. Cheap land, difficult trip. People went west to gain opportunities. IA: Anyone interested in the difficult life of a pioneer woman. -sinners must stop waiting/praying to God for a change of heart. Begin gaining your own power. Westward Expansion () quiz that tests what you know about important details and events in the book. SparkNotes is here for you with everything you need to ace (or teach!) online classes while you're social distancing.


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Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith vividly describe the hardships such women endured journeying west and making homes and communities on the frontier. Their hopes and fears and, most of all, their courage in the face of adversity are revealed in excerpts from journals, letters, and oral : University of Oklahoma Press.

Based on the experiences of more than fifty women - from Abiah Hiller, whose business sense equaled or excelled her husband's, to Emma Christie, who knew virtually nothing about the matters she was called upon to manage - Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement offers a rare glimpse into life on the home frontier and provides new insights into fairly common,though poorly documented, aspect of Reviews: 4.

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