Pioneer Women Crossing the Rocky Mountains: Authentic Accounts of Heroism and Adventure (Illustrated)

Pioneer Women Crossing the Rocky Mountains: Authentic Accounts of Heroism and Adventure (Illustrated)

William Worthington Fowler / Feb 21, 2020

Pioneer Women Crossing the Rocky Mountains Authentic Accounts of Heroism and Adventure Illustrated William Worthington Fowler was an American prose writer born in Middlebury Vt He was the author of Ten Years in Wall Street Fighting Fire Woman on the American frontier Twent

  • Title: Pioneer Women Crossing the Rocky Mountains: Authentic Accounts of Heroism and Adventure (Illustrated)
  • Author: William Worthington Fowler
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  • Page: 195
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • William Worthington Fowler 1833 1881 was an American prose writer born in Middlebury, Vt He was the author of Ten Years in Wall Street 1870 Fighting Fire 1873 Woman on the American frontier 1877 Twenty Years of Inside Life in Wall Street 1880 Fowler notes that the history of our country is the record mainly of men s achievements, in war, in statecWilliam Worthington Fowler 1833 1881 was an American prose writer born in Middlebury, Vt He was the author of Ten Years in Wall Street 1870 Fighting Fire 1873 Woman on the American frontier 1877 Twenty Years of Inside Life in Wall Street 1880 Fowler notes that the history of our country is the record mainly of men s achievements, in war, in statecraft and diplomacy If mention is made of woman it is of queens and intriguing beauties who ruled and schemed for power and riches, and often worked mischief and ruin by their wiles The story of woman s work in great migrations has been told only in lines and passages where it ought instead to fill volumes Here and there incidents and anecdotes scattered through a thousand tomes give us glimpses of the wife, the mother, or the daughter as a heroine or as an angel of kindness and goodness, but most of her story is a blank which never will be filled up And yet it is precisely in her position as a pioneer and colonizer that her influence is the most potent and her life story most interesting The glory of a nation consists in its migrations and the colonies it plants as well as in its wars of conquest The warrior who wins a battle deserves a laurel no rightfully than the pioneer who leads his race into the wilderness and builds there a new empire The movement which has carried our people from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and in the short space of two centuries and a half has founded the greatest republic which the world ever saw, has already taken its place in history as one of the grandest achievments of humanity since the world began It is a moral as well as a physical triumph, and forms an epoch in the advance of civilization In this grand achievement, in this triumph of physical and moral endurance, woman must be allowed her share of the honor Contents 1 A Woman s Adventures on the Platte River 2 On a False Trail, and What it Led To 3 Over a Precipice, and Down a Thousand Feet 4 All Alone on the Face of the Mountain 5 Mrs Hinman s Extraordinary Situation 6 Swinging Between Heaven and Earth 7 What a Loving Wife Will Do 8 Living or Dying Beside her Husband 9 A Night on the Edge of a Precipice 10 Out of the Jaws of Death 11 The Two Fugitive Women of the ChappareL 12 A Secret Too Dreadful to be Told 13 The Specters of the Mountain Camp 14 Maternal Sacrifice and Filial Love 15 The Cannibals of the Canon 16 The Insane Hunter and his Victims 17 A Woman s Only Alternative 18 Female Endurance vs Male Courage 19 Mrs Donner s Sublime Devotion 20 Dying at her Post of Duty This book originally published in 1876 has been reformatted for the Kindle and may contain an occasional defect from the original publication or from the reformatting.

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