2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIST 110 - Women in American History

Credits: Three (3)
This course explores the impact of historical events on the lives of American women and, in turn, the many roles women played in shaping American history. Topics include native American women’s lives; gender and family life under slavery; the impact of industrialization on women of different classes; the ideology of separate spheres; women’s political activities including the anti-slavery movement, the suffrage movement, the 19th Amendment, and the resurgence of feminism in the 1960s; and transformations in the lives of modern women including work, politics, sexuality, consumption patterns, and leisure activities.
Cross-listed: WS-110