An Article in the Pittsburgh Dispatch stated that women were only good for working, this was defined as the "Women's sphere"
Nellie demanded to the editor (George Madden) for a better definition of the "Women's sphere", which gave her a job as a journalist for the Pittsburgh Dispatch
She signed as "Little Orphan Girl" so she wouldn't be recognized
Bly headed back to New York to do an article on Blackwell's Island's Women's Lunatic Asylum for "New York World".
She went undercover and pretended to commit a crime to get caught by the male guards. It was there that she was exposed to the cruel treatment at the hands of the staff
But the 10 days payed off as she paved the way for a new kind of "Detective" reporting in the future
Bly would try and break the record set by Jules Verne and go around the world in 75 days in her most notorious stunt yet.
America kept up with her journey while she went through the middle east, making her famous and spawning merchandise based on her journey.
After 72 days, Bly returned to New York where she was celebrated due to breaking Verne's record in 3 days less than what she originally planned