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Frontier Women Who Helped Shape the American West Ryan P. Randolph

Frontier Women Who Helped Shape the American West

Ryan P. Randolph

Published August 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780823962976
Hardcover
24 pages
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Who were the first women to cross the Rocky Mountains? Students will read about Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spaldings trip to the Oregon territory in 1836. They will learn about the hard life that women on the frontier faced, and about the women whoMoreWho were the first women to cross the Rocky Mountains? Students will read about Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spaldings trip to the Oregon territory in 1836. They will learn about the hard life that women on the frontier faced, and about the women who rose above the many challenges of being a pioneer. Readers will be inspired by these trailblazers, including Nellie Cashman, Doctor Susan La Flesche Picotte, Mary Fields, Esther Hobart Morris, and Alice Fletcher.