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Margaret Nelson Stephens

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Margaret Nelson Stephens

  1. 1. Women’s Evolving Roles Margaret Nelson Stephens By: Em Cashman
  2. 2. Gov. Lon Stephens 29th Gov. 1897-1903 QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  3. 3. Missouri Governor’s Mansion QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  4. 4. Boonville QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  5. 5. Jefferson City
  6. 6. Margaret’s Journal
  7. 7. Daily Life
  8. 8. Separate Spheres Men Women  Work/Trade -Household  Politics -Domestic  Outdoors -Indoors
  9. 9. A Woman’s Place  The household for so long was seen as woman’s “place”, but what happens when women start infiltrating the men’s “place”?  Blurring the line between men’s space/sphere and women’s.
  10. 10. A Woman’s Place
  11. 11. Margaret the Politician
  12. 12. Margaret the Politician  “Is Missouri Run By A Governess?” -St. Louis Star newspaper
  13. 13. Is a content life a happy life? QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  14. 14. Then and Now QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.

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