New Women In The Old West

by Winifred Gallagher
New Women In The Old West

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In the underdeveloped American West, the domestic model of womanhood shifted to include public service, with women establishing social enterprises and co-providing for their families. When Wyoming gave them the vote - to persuade more of them to move west - Suffragists fought until the rest of the region followed suit and western women were the first American women to vote. Drawing on amazing research, Gallagher weaves a striking legacy of the individuals who created homes on the prairies and played a vital, role in the women's rights movement, forever redefining the 'American woman'.
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In the underdeveloped American West, the domestic model of womanhood shifted to include public service, with women establishing social enterprises and co-providing for their families. When Wyoming gave them the vote - to persuade more of them to move west - Suffragists fought until the rest of the region followed suit and western women were the first American women to vote. Drawing on amazing research, Gallagher weaves a striking legacy of the individuals who created homes on the prairies and played a vital, role in the women's rights movement, forever redefining the 'American woman'.

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