Women’s History Month 3: Glory of the Morning

Womens History Month 3: Glory of the Morning

Glory of the Morning

Native American chief Glory of the Morning led the Winnebago/Ho-Chunk Tribe during the 1700s in what is now Wisconsin. During the 1730s and 1740s Glory in the Morning witnessed a great deal of warfare between the Fox Indians and the French in the area that is now Michigan and Wisconsin. She aligned her people with the Winnebagoes and the French and played a pivotal role in achieving an end to inter-tribal war in the late 1740s.

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Women’s History Month 2: Anne Marbury Hutchinson

Anne Marbury Hutchinson

Anne Marbury Hutchinson

Puritan nonconformist Anne Hutchinson was a wife, mother, and midwife who lived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and gained fame by challenging the colony’s leadership with her own interpretation of Puritan theology. She also threatened the social hierarchy by demonstrating her willingness and ability to operate outside traditional female cultural boundaries. Hutchinson’s actions not only gained her notoriety in her own lifetime but also helped to transform the “Puritan Way” in the American colonies.

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Women’s History Month 1: Catharine Littlefield Greene

Womens History Month 1: Catharine Littlefield Greene

Catharine Littlefield Greene

The widow of Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene, Catharine Littlefield Greene was also the forgotten co-inventor of the cotton gin.  Known as ‘Caty’ to her friends, Greene demonstrated strength as a military wife, acumen as a businesswoman, and creativity as a contributor to invention of the cotton gin. She is notable as an early American woman active in science and innovation.

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