Carrie chapman catt -- catt was a leader of the women's suffrage movement she was not successful in accomplishing her goal, but she did spark a movement that would eventually lead to women's right to vote florence kelley – kelley was a lifelong battler for the welfare of women, children, blacks, and consumers.
In the colonial era, before 1776, the west was of high priority for settlers and politicians the american frontier began when jamestown, virginia was settled by the english in 1607. At the same time, as many as a quarter million blacks left the old south and moved west in search of opportunity and a more egalitarian society with the end of the frontier, the romance of the west was over immigrants would have been even more likely to move on to the west than stay in a city in these ways the existence of the. Had you been alive at the time, what might have attracted you to the city what might have caused you to stay there or go back down on the farm in what ways was the city a frontier of opportunity for women. Women on the frontier faced a gender reconstruction that helped redefine women’s role in society they began to take up responsibilities in society that were previously reserved for men the american west presented white women with the opportunities to advance their status and identity in society, though not all women were given the same freedoms.
It is not the city created by men and women that is the city of possibility it is the new city of jerusalem, the heavenly city, that represents the movement of history and the outcome of god’s plan cox and ellul offer different perspectives on the tension, even antipathy, ex-isting between the city and the church, the people of god. 183 in what ways was the city a frontier of opportunity for women name at least two women who seized this opportunity and elaborate on their experiences 184 in what ways did religion begin to address the issues facing urban american society, and in what ways was it increasingly confined to a private and personal sphere 185 describe the impact of the evolutionary theories of charles.
The pioneering work of addams, wald (henry street settlement in ny), and kelley helped blaze the trail that many women and some men followed into careers in the new profession of social work—city was the frontier of opportunity for women.
When the wagons came to a halt: separating women's and men's roles on the oregon frontier first published in summer 2003 in points west magazine.