Senker, Cath.

Strength in Numbers : Industrialization and Political Activism, 1861-1899 - New York : Infobase Publishing, 2011. - 1 online resource (64 p.) - eBooks on Demand A Cultural History of Women in America . - A Cultural History of Women in America .

Cover; Contents; 1: Survey of the Era; 2: Women in the Civil War; 3: Home and Daily Life; 4: Women Workers; 5: The Struggle for Suffrage; 6: Women''s National Associations; 7: Education, Literature, and the Media; 8: The Period in Brief; Timeline; Glossary and Further Information; Index

The outbreak of the Civil War brought women into the forefront of society, both as nurses and representatives of their absent husbands at home. Furthermore, abolition brought all African-American women into free society. Strength in Numbers explores the effects of war on women of all ethnicities, as well as the growth of suffrage and women''s involvement in the exploration of the West.

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Feminism -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Women’s rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.


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