Women In Early America
During the revolutionary era, at a time when North Americans proclaimed liberty and political participation as their birthright, women remained separate from the institutions of political life. This 7 page research paper examines the sociopolitical oppression of women and the beginnings of feminist activism in the United States. The writer discusses womens' productivity in the 19th century, the first school mistresses, and more. It is argued that women essentially created a female sub-culture which redefined the meaning of public life itself. Bibliography lists 4 sources.