Jane Grey Swisshelm Early American Journalist Kiersten Willis
What you will learn <ul><li>Swisshelm’s views on feminnism </li></ul><ul><li>Swisshelm’s achievements in her lifetime </li...
Jane Grey Swisshelm: History <ul><li>Swisshelm was born on Dec. 16, 1815 in Pittsburgh, PA </li></ul><ul><li>She viewed fe...
Examples of Swisshelm’s Work <ul><li>First woman to found a newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>She was the first female newspaper...
Questions <ul><li>What are some of Jane Swisshelm’s achievements? She was the first woman to establish a newspaper and the...
Summary  <ul><li>Born in 1815 in Pittsburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Thought the advocacy of bloomers was the view that “pants we...
References <ul><li>(2009). 1857 Abolitionist Newspaper. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from events.mnhs Web site: http://eve...
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  1. 1. Jane Grey Swisshelm Early American Journalist Kiersten Willis
  2. 2. What you will learn <ul><li>Swisshelm’s views on feminnism </li></ul><ul><li>Swisshelm’s achievements in her lifetime </li></ul><ul><li>Swisshelm’s views on slavery </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jane Grey Swisshelm: History <ul><li>Swisshelm was born on Dec. 16, 1815 in Pittsburgh, PA </li></ul><ul><li>She viewed feminism this way: “advocacy of bloomers...as simply a recognition that pants were more important than dresses in society.” </li></ul><ul><li>Chosen to convince Pres. Lincoln not to commute the sentences of the Dakota Sioux </li></ul><ul><li>Strongly against slavery </li></ul><ul><li>She was a nurse; disagreed with surgeons of the period </li></ul><ul><li>Died: Jul. 22, 1884 in Lawrenceville, PA </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples of Swisshelm’s Work <ul><li>First woman to found a newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>She was the first female newspaper editor in the nation </li></ul><ul><li>The Pittsburgh Daily Visitor, an antislavery journal was est. in 1848 </li></ul><ul><li>When the former was burned down, a second journal, St. Cloud Democrat was established </li></ul>
  5. 5. Questions <ul><li>What are some of Jane Swisshelm’s achievements? She was the first woman to establish a newspaper and the first woman editor. </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of journalism did she have? Yellow journalism because she was an early American journalist </li></ul><ul><li>What were her views on slavery? She disagreed with slavery and est. two antislavery journals. She was an abolitionist. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Summary <ul><li>Born in 1815 in Pittsburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Thought the advocacy of bloomers was the view that “pants were more important than dresses in society” </li></ul><ul><li>First woman to found a newspaper which was a partisan press paper and contained muckraking </li></ul><ul><li>First female paper editor in penny press papers which contributed to the global village concept </li></ul><ul><li>Est. two antislavery journals which were forms of yellow journalism </li></ul>
  7. 7. References <ul><li>(2009). 1857 Abolitionist Newspaper. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from events.mnhs Web site: http://events.mnhs.org/timepieces/Preview.cfm?EventID=429 </li></ul><ul><li>Cump, (2005). Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from findagrave Web site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11436265 </li></ul><ul><li>(2009). Swisshelm's Visiosn. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from events.mnh Web site: http://events.mnhs.org/timepieces/SourceDetail.cfm?SourceID=695 </li></ul><ul><li>Goethe, (1850). Jane Swisshelm on &quot;Woman. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from 1.assumption.edu Web site: http://www1.assumption.edu/WHW/old/Swisshelm_Woman%27s_Work2.html </li></ul>

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