HIST 233 U. S. Women's History

In this course, students will gain an understanding of the many roles played by women in the United States from the colonial period to the creation of the new nation that did not extend rights to them. Topics to be explored will include the shift in acceptable roles women from frontier to established settlements, the concept of Republican Motherhood, the Cult of Domesticity, reform movements including abolitionism, and the organized Women's Rights movement that worked for decades to expand the access of women to full rights of citizenship.



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