Social History of American Women in the 20th Century

GWSS 384/ 374
  • Quarters: Spring
  • General Education Requirements: I&S

Analyzes major themes in the history of women in North America from 1890 through the 1990s. Themes include family and community formation, social activism, education, paid and unpaid labor patterns, war, migration, and changing conceptions of womanhood and femininity in the twentieth century. Including Canadian women’s history focused on Canadian women’s migration to the U.S. and the temperance movement in Canada.