Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, by Cynthia J. Davis

By Cynthia J. Davis

Women Writers within the United States is a party of the various sorts of work--written and social, tangible and intangible--produced by means of American ladies. Davis and West rfile the diversity and quantity of women's paintings within the U.S. in a transparent and obtainable timeline structure. They current info at the complete spectrum of women's writing--including fiction, poetry, biography, political manifestos, essays, recommendation columns,and cookbooks, along a chronology of advancements in social and cultural historical past which are specifically pertinent to women's lives. This broad chronology illustrates the range of ladies who've lived and written within the U.S. and creates a feeling of the total trajectory of person careers. A necessary and wealthy resource of knowledge on women's reviews, literature, and historical past, Women Writers within the United States will let readers to find popular and strange women's texts and to put them within the context out which they emerged.

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1824 The first strike involving women takes place in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, when male and female weavers protest increasing hours and decreasing wages. The first public high school for girls opens in Worcester, Massachusetts. Catharine Maria Sedgwick: Redwood, a novel. Margaret Bayard Smith (1778-1844), novelist, Washington socialite: A Winter in Washington, published anonymously. 1824-1825 1825 Lydia Maria Child: The Rebels; or, Boston before the Revolution, a novel. " 1825 John Quincy Adams becomes President.

S. S. S. population of 3,929,000. African American population equals 757,181; 91 percent are slaves. The first Naturalization Law excludes all but free white immigrants from citizenship; the "white" qualification is not officially stricken from the statute books until the McCarran Act of 1952. S. patent law enables printers and authors to protect their copyright. The first musical competition in America is held. Women Writers in the United States * 33 TEXTS 1790 1791 Margaretta V. " CONTEXTS 1790 High heels go out of fashion and sandal-like footwear comes into style.

Women Writers in the United States 4 39 TEXTS CONTEXTS 1808 1808 James Madison becomes President. , Sisters of St. Joseph, is established by Elizabeth Bayley Seton. S. women to earn a patent, for her method of weaving straw into silk and thread for bonnets. Without the benefit of anesthesia, Jane T odd Crawford survives the very first operation to remove an ovarian tumor. 1812 The War of 1812 begins; Lucy Brewer, disguised as "George Baker," enlists as the first woman marine. " 1814 1814 Emma Hart Willard opens the Middlebuty Female Seminary, a girls' boarding school.

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