Sex, Class and Agency: U.S. Women’s History, 1607-1877
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Where were the women in U.S. history? This course explores how women's actions and circumstances changed in the U.S. from colonization through the late 19th century. It considers colonists, accused witches, slaves, Natives, and activists, and how people have socially constructed notions of sex and gender over time. This class also looks at shifting gender relations and expectations, and discusses the diversity of women's experience in terms of class, race, immigration status, region, and religion.

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