Georgia Women eBook Ú Paperback
- 392 pages
- Georgia Women
- Ann Short Chirhart
- 10 October 2016 Ann Short Chirhart
❮KINDLE❯ ➚ Georgia Women ❦ Author Ann Short Chirhart – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk This first of two volumes extends from the founding of the colony of Georgia in 1733 up to the Progressive era From the beginning Georgia women were instrumental in shaping the state yet most historie This first of two volumes extends from the founding of the colony of Georgia in up to the Progressive era From the beginning Georgia Women were instrumental in shaping the state yet most histories minimize their contributions The essays in this volume include women of many ethnicities and classes who played an important role in Georgia’s historyThough sources for understanding the lives of women in Georgia during the colonial period are scarce the early essays profile Mary Musgrove an important player in the relations between the Creek nation and the British Crown and the loyalist Elizabeth Johnston who left Georgia for Nova Scotia in Another essay examines the near mythical uality of the American Revolution era accounts of Georgia's War Woman Nancy Hart The later essays are multifaceted in their examination of the way different women experienced Georgia's antebellum social and political life the tumult of the Civil War and the lingering conseuences of both the conflict itself and Emancipation After the war both necessity and opportunity changed women's lives as educated white women like Eliza Andrews established or taught in schools and as African American women like Lucy Craft Laney who later founded the Haines Institute attended school for the first time Georgia Women also profiles reform minded women like Mary Latimer McLendon Rebecca Latimer Felton Mildred Rutherford Nellie Peters Black and Martha Berry who worked tirelessly for causes ranging from temperance to suffrage to education The stories of the women portrayed in this volume provide valuable glimpses into the lives and experiences of all Georgia Women during the first century and a half of the state's existenceHistorical figures includeMary MusgroveNancy HartElizabeth Lichtenstein JohnstonEllen CraftFanny KembleFrances Butler LeighSusie King TaylorEliza Frances AndrewsAmanda America DicksonMary Ann Harris GayRebecca Latimer FeltonMary Latimer McLendonMildred Lewis RutherfordNellie Peters BlackLucy Craft LaneyMartha BerryCorra HarrisJuliette Gordon Low.