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Mary C Wright
HSTAA 273
Seattle Campus

Women of the American West

Women of the Trans-Mississippi West, from the time of European contact to World War II, studied in all their multifarious roles. Explores ethnicity, class, work, family, suffrage, politics, reform, women's groups, arts and entertainment, religion, civilizing and resistance, and gender ideology.

Class description

Women of the Trans-Mississippi West, from the time of European contact to World War II, will be explored in terms of ethnicity, class, work, family, suffrage, politics, reform, women's culture, religion, colonization and resistance, and gender ideology.

https://faculty.washington.edu/wrightm/HSTAA273/syllabus.html

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

US History helpful.

Class assignments and grading

Four lecture sessions per week with one class discussion on assigned readings. Some films shown. Two 2-page papers on assigned readings, one 5-page paper on approved book or secondary literature topic. Midterm and final exams.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mary C Wright
Date: 01/02/2008