According to Evans, women achieved a lot of things, but they weren't necessarily the same as the ones men achieved! " American women changed the meaning of public life itself. They did this over a long period of time while simultaneously shaping and adapting their own private sphere, the family, to changing times...women made possible a new vision of active citizenship unlike the original vision based on the worlds of small farmers and artisans" (Evans 3).
Setting right most of the public relations is not an easy thing to do, and women were actually the ones who set the "records" straight. What I mean, or to be more accurate, what Evans means is that women were the ones who made people feel much better at times filled with extreme, especially racial problems. "American women have continually challenged and redefined the boundaries of public and private life. They have demanded public attention and action on issues that arise first in the domestic arena - issues such as health,