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By Kenneth L. Holmes,Katherine G. Morrissey

ISBN-10: 0803273002

ISBN-13: 9780803273009

The tales appear simple—they left, they traveled, they settled—yet the stressed westering impulse of usa citizens created essentially the most enduring figures in our frontier pantheon: the hardy pioneer persevering opposed to all odds. Undeterred by way of storms, ruthless bandits, towering mountains, and raging epidemics, the ladies in those volumes recommend why the pioneer represented the top beliefs and aspirations of a tender kingdom. during this concluding quantity of the lined Wagon ladies sequence, we see the ultimate animal-powered overland migrations that have been even then yielding to railroad trip and, in a number of brief years, to the car. The diaries and letters resonate with the vigour and spirit that made attainable the settling and community-building of the yankee West.

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