20 Fun Facts About Pioneer Women
Fun Fact File: Women in History
Pioneer women faced hard winters, few supplies, and loneliness once they settled on the American frontier--and that doesn't even account for the months-long journey to their new home! During the mid-1800s, hundreds of thousands of Americans moved west as the United States expanded. From the women settling in Ohio to those striking out on their own during the California gold rush, pioneer women were a strong, courageous group. In this volume, readers encounter fun, surprising facts about pioneer women's unique place in history. Historical images enhance this fun spin on an often overlooked era of women's history.