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Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier Character Descriptions

Joanna Stratton
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Characters

The Pioneer Woman - In the frontier, this person saw a chance to raise a family in God's country.

The Pioneer Man - This person was lured to Kansas by the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, which allowed legal settlement of the Kansas and Nebraska territories by whites.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke - This woman gained fame as a nurse for the Union, patching up soldiers behind the lines and at the front.

The Water Witch - When families had difficulty finding a source of water on their land, they would...

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This section contains 310 words
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