Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Diversity
Course Attribute:
Diversity
Description
Broad overview of white, African-American, Native American, and Hispanic women in colonial, early Republican, and Victorian periods of American history. Women's work and family life in the New World, struggles of slave women, experience of women workers in Lowell textile mills, 19th-century cult of domesticity, legacy of westward expansion for Hispanic, Native American, and white women, and origins of first American women's rights movement.