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<ul><li> 1. Jane Grey Swisshelm Early American Journalist Kiersten Willis</li></ul> <p> 2. What you will learn </p> <ul><li>Swisshelms views on feminnism </li></ul> <ul><li>Swisshelms achievements in her lifetime </li></ul> <ul><li>Swisshelms views on slavery </li></ul> <p> 3. Jane Grey Swisshelm: History </p> <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> <p> 4. Examples of Swisshelms Work </p> <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>ThePittsburgh Daily Visitor,an antislavery journal was est. in 1848 </li></ul> <ul><li>When the former was burned down, a second journal,St. Cloud Democratwas established </li></ul> <p> 5. Questions </p> <ul><li>What are some of Jane Swisshelms 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> <p> 6. Summary</p> <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> <p> 7. References </p> <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&amp;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 "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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