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This section is a brief biography of Jane Cazneau's life.
She was a unique person of her time, living a life of adventure and intrigue during an era that did not typically allow women entrance to the political or military arenas.
In the antebellum era in American history, women were expected to remain in the domestic sphere, and support her husband's pursuits and raise their children.
One of the main points of this website is in regards to who first coined the phrase "Manifest Destiny?"
It is an interesting story that extends into the present day, as new evidence has been uncovered that could alter the way history has been written.