An interesting look at colonial life through the life of Caty Greene Her husband was a revolutionary general and her plantation was where the cotton gin was invented The story has her Her husband was a revolutionary general and her plantation was where the cotton gin was invented The story has her with many of the early leaders of the United States My only complaint is many times
I wanted information about the people and events I first learned of Caty many years ago uring a trip to wanted information about the people and events I first learned of Caty many years ago uring a trip to Island Her biography brings. Throughout her life Catharine Littlefield Greene struggled to clear her OWN PLACE AS AN INDIVIDUAL WITHIN place as an individual within society that was itself fighting for its place as an independent nation In Caty John and Janet Stegeman follow the life of a woman whose spirit and etermination led her far beyond the Articles on Agricultural Writers Including domestic concerns of most women of herayThe wife of Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene Caty was a close friend of George and Martha Washington a business partner of Eli Whitney and mistress of two Georgia plantations As a voracious reader who preferred the company of ,
Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ John F. StegemanMe relationships to benefit for her own personal interestsCaty was a complex character who could be immature sometimes a loving mother scandalous and steadfast This book made for an interesting read of her life and the Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary periods of American History I Green Patriot Posters do wish an epilogue was included to provide a little closure to her story and what happened with her finances and family following hereath. Family life in the cruel circumstances of war of with her finances and family following her eath. Family life in the cruel circumstances of war of in the absence of her husband the financial responsibilities and burdens usually reserved for menAlthough many of Caty’s concerns reflected those of other women of her time her story Harvey Jackson suggests in his forward
HAS IMPORTANCE EVEN BEYOND THE STUDY OF WOMEN INimportance even beyond the study of women in years surrounding the Revolution Caty witnessed and at times participated in some of the most crucial events in the history of the new nation and her story adds an additional egree of efinition to our knowledge of our national origi. Us from a young military wife to a twice
over widow and how she navigated society and her financial burdens Through her first husband and personal charm shewidow and how she navigated society and her financial burdens Through her first husband and personal charm she the Revolutionary War period as a military wife which allowed her interact and build relationships with many key figures of the time Her which allowed her to interact and relationships with many key figures of the time Her war life is shared showing her financial struggles and how her freedom from marriage allowed her to transform so. En to that of women Caty courted gossip and near scandal as she unlike most of the women of her time maintained friendships with men most of whom were friends of her husband Indeed Nathanael Greene encouraged Caty to join in the political iscussions he and his friends enjoyed and at such gatherings Caty found herself at the center of the tumultuous activity of the RevolutionCaty also came to know firsthand the effects of the political When Someone You Love Is Addicted To Alcohol Or Drugs discussions As aevoted wife and the mother of five children Caty faced the challenges of trying to maintain a semblance of normal.