Gender Roles on the American Frontiers
West Point Press
"The American frontiers during the nineteenth century have been a great source of contention in historical communities for decades. The time period’s rapidly changing gender roles and perceptions have been hotly debated for much of the latter half of the twentieth century through today. With the rise of discussion of gender in historical debate, eyes are shifting to the gendered dynamics of the frontier on the American West to try to explain the development of gender roles. Much attention has been granted to women’s history on the western frontier, where the general consensus is that women largely transported traditional, eastern gender norms and roles with their movement to the West..."
Rouabhia, Ramsey. “ Gender Roles on the American Frontiers.” West Point Undergraduate Historical Review. Volume 12 (Spring 2022): 10-19.