Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Through Women s Eyes By Ellen Carol Dubois And Lynn Dumenil

Through Women’s Eyes by Ellen Carol DuBois and Lynn Dumenil addresses American History from 1865 until present day. The third edition of this textbook includes visual and primary sources over several centuries. I used this textbook in a history course, â€Å"Women in the United States, 1890 – Present;† I found the textbook to be engaging, helpful, and useful throughout the course. The way in which in the information was presented allowed me to learn, assess, and analyze the difficulties women faced. I found that each chapter was very long and I had trouble following the material because it was difficult to read. Each chapter is set up with a brief two page introduction followed by extensive material and visual and primary sources. The chapters include subheadings, which is helpful for differentiating information and understanding the subtopics of each chapter. The index in the back of the textbook was very helpful in finding information. I would look up key words or phrases related to my research and would find page numbers on possible useful information. There were a few chapters I came across when I was contextualizing and analyzing my oral history in which I would like to make some recommendations. My oral history included aspects of education such as Civil Rights Acts and equality in education. The first chapter, Chapter 6 â€Å"Reconstructing Women’s Lives North and South, 1865-1900† contained documents, and visual sources. I found the visual source on higher education veryShow MoreRelatedReproductive Rights as a Historical and Feminist Issue914 Words   |  4 PagesHistorical Feminist Issue Essay #1 / Final Exam American Women’s History H. June Laves One of the biggest issues facing women in American society today has been an issue bouncing around in politics for decades: reproductive rights. Women can never have equal opportunity to men without equal opportunity to make their own decisions about their bodies. Reproductive rights for women not only include the right to abort a pregnancy, but it also involves any choice a woman may make concerning her body.Read MoreEssay about Working Women During World War Ii1802 Words   |  8 PagesWomen made up 49.83% of the nation’s 132 million jobs in June of 2009; for the first time in American history, â€Å"Women are on the verge of outnumbering men in the workforce for the first time, a historic reversal caused by long-term changes in womens roles and massive job losses for men during this recession† (Cauchon). Just as the current recession has impacted the way that women exist in the workforce, so too did past national events influence women’s roles in the workp lace. In the early twentiethRead MoreAmerican Woman Essay2106 Words   |  9 PagesWomen in American Society HIST 25B Dr. Tracy Sachtjen Tuesday Sections Fall 2011 (626) 585-3279, C-349 M @ 10:25am-1:25pm T @ 11:30am-Noon W @ 10:25am-12:25pm Course Description This course investigates women’s roles in U.S. history and contemporary society. Covering three periods of American life, we will study how women’s roles have changed in response to cultural conflict and political movements. We’ll start with an introduction

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