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Women and the National Experience : Primary Sources in American History,9780321005557

Women and the National Experience : Primary Sources in American History

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
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Summary

This brief, affordable primary source reader contains more than one hundred different sources that describe the history of women in the United States. Women and the National Experience, 2/e, is part of thePrimary Sources in American HistorySeries, which provides students with inexpensive collections of thought-provoking primary sources. Combining classic and unusual sources, this anthology explores the private voices and public lives of women throughout U.S. history, and also lets students experience what historians really do and how history is written.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Gender Patterns in the Colonial Era
1(17)
Trial (1638)
2(3)
Anne Hutchinson
Before the Birth of One of Her Children (c.1650)
5(1)
Anne Bradstreet
The Wonders of the Invisible World: Trial of Susanna Martin (1692)
6(2)
Cotton Mather
Femme Sole Trader Act (1718)
8(2)
A Well-Ordered Family (1712)
10(1)
Benjamin Wadsworth
The Customs and Religion of the Indians (c.1700)
11(1)
Chrestien Le Clercq
A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (1724)
12(2)
Mary Jemison
Letter from an Indentured Servant (1756)
14(1)
Elizabeth Sprigs
Birthday Resolutions (c.1750)
15(2)
Eliza Pinckney
Letter to James Hillhouse (1795)
17(1)
Judith Cocks
From Revolution to Republic: Moral Motherhood and Civic Mission
18(16)
Letter of a Loyalist Lady (1774)
19(2)
Anne Hulton
Sentiments of an American Woman (1780)
21(2)
Esther DeBerdt Reed
The Young Ladies, Academy of Philadelphia (1790)
23(1)
Molly Wallace
Letters to John Adams and His Reply (1776)
24(2)
Abigail Adams
On the Equality of the Sexes (1790)
26(2)
Judith Sargent Murray
Ladies Society of New York Constitution (1800)
28(1)
Colored Female Religious and Moral Society of Salem, Massachusetts Constitution (1818)
29(1)
Plan for Female Education (1819)
30(1)
Emma Willard
The Mother at Home (1833)
31(3)
John S. C. Abbott
Emerging Industrialization: Opportunity and Opposition
34(15)
Lowell Textile Workers (1898)
35(2)
Harriet Hanson Robinson
Letters to the Voice of Industry (1846)
37(2)
Letter to the Boston Bee (1846)
39(1)
Ellen Monroe
Female Labor Reform Association, Testimony Before the Massachusetts Legislature (1845)
40(2)
The Evils Suffered by American Women and American Children (1846)
42(2)
Catharine Beecher
Report on Labor, Proceedings of the Woman's Rights Convention, Akron, Ohio (1851)
44(3)
Betsy Cowles
Women's Right to Labor (1860)
47(2)
Caroline Dall
Moral Activism, Abolition and the Contest over Woman's ``Place''
49(23)
Important Lectures to Females (1839)
51(1)
Friend of Virtue, Died in Jaffrey, N.H., Aged 27 (1841)
52(2)
On Behalf of the Insane (1843)
54(2)
Dorothea Dix
A Temperance Activist (1853)
56(1)
Letter to The Liberator (1836)
57(2)
Elizabeth Emery
Mary P. Abbott
Pastoral Letter to New England Churches (1837)
59(1)
Reply to Pastoral Letter (1837)
60(2)
Sarah Grimke
Proceedings of the Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women, Philadelphia (1838)
62(3)
An Appeal to the Woman of the Nominally Free States (1838)
65(2)
Angelina Grimke
Narrative of an Escaped Slave (1855)
67(1)
Benjamin Drew
Excerpts from A Biography by Her Contemporaries (c.1880)
68(2)
Harriet Tubman
Journal (1847-1850)
70(2)
Elizabeth Dixon Smith Geer
Woman's Rights: Pioneer Feminists Champion Gender Equality
72(20)
Declaration of Sentiments (1848)
73(2)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Women of Philadelphia (1848)
75(1)
Recollections of a Southern Matron (1838)
76(2)
Caroline Gilman
Discourse on Women (1849)
78(1)
Lucretia Mott
Reminiscences of the Suffrage Trail (c.1881)
79(2)
Emily Collins
The Unwelcome Child (1845)
81(2)
A'n't I a Woman? (1851)
83(3)
Sojourner Truth
This Is the Law but Where Is the Justice of It? (1852)
86(2)
Ernestine Rose
Marriage Contract (1855)
88(1)
Lucy Stone
Henry B. Blackwell
Defends Dressing like a Man, Letter to the Woman's Rights Convention, Worcester, Massachusetts (1850)
89(3)
H.M. Weber
The Civil War, Reconstruction and Gender Politics
92(17)
A Confederate Lady's Diary (1861)
93(1)
Mary Boykin Chesnut
Nursing on the Firing Line (c.1870)
94(2)
Clara Barton
A Southern Woman's Story (1879)
96(1)
Phoebe Yates Pember
Letter to William Lloyd Garrison (1862)
97(2)
Charlotte Forten
On Marriage and Divorce (c.1850)
99(1)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Why Women Should Not Seek the Vote (1869)
100(1)
Catharine Beecher
Harriet Beecher Stowe
And the Truth Shall Make You Free (1871)
101(2)
Victoria Woodhull
Proceedings of the Trial (1873)
103(3)
Susan B. Anthony
Bradwell v. Illinois (1869)
106(1)
Discontented Women (1896)
107(2)
Amelia Barr
Building Sisterhood: The Barrier of Diversity
109(23)
Sex in Education (1874)
111(1)
Edward H. Clarke
Present Tendencies in Women's Education (1908)
112(2)
M. Carey Thomas
Only Heroic Women Were Doctors Then (1916)
114(2)
Anna Manning Comfort
Work of the Woman's Club (1904)
116(1)
Martha E.D. White
Woman's Mission and Woman's Clubs (1905)
117(3)
Grover Cleveland
National Association of Colored Women, Club Activities (1906)
120(1)
On Behalf of Home Protection (1884)
121(2)
Frances Willard
The School Days of an Indian Girl (1900)
123(2)
Zitkala-Sa
Bible and Church Degrade Women (1898)
125(2)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A Red Record (1895)
127(2)
Ida Wells Barnett
The Chain Gang System (1897)
129(3)
Selena S. Butler
Women and the Workplace: Industrial and Business Expansion
132(19)
What It Means to Be Colored in the Capital of the United States (1906)
133(3)
Mary Church Terrell
Bread Not Ballots (c.1867)
136(2)
Susan B. Anthony
Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor, The Working Girls of Boston (1884)
138(1)
Investigator for the Knights of Labor (1888)
139(2)
Leonora Barry
Women as Clerks in New York (1891)
141(2)
Clara Lanza
The March of the Mill Children (1903)
143(4)
Mother Jones
A Cap Maker's Story (1905)
147(1)
Rose Schneiderman
The Triangle Fire (1911)
148(1)
Rose Schneiderman
New York Times, Miss Morgan Aids Girl Waist Strikers (1909)
149(2)
Progressive Era: Maternal Politics, Protective Legislation and Suffrage Victory
151(20)
Women Citizens (1898)
153(2)
Anna Garlin Spencer
The Clubs of Hull House (1905)
155(3)
Jane Addams
The Child, the State, and the Nation (1905)
158(3)
Florence Kelley
Muller v. Oregon (1908)
161(2)
National Women's Trade Union League, Legislative Goals (1911)
163(1)
NAWSA Convention Speech (1913)
164(1)
Anna Howard Shaw
Senators v. Working Women (1912)
165(1)
Mollie Schepps
Nawsa, A Letter to Clergymen (1912)
166(1)
Mrs. Catt Assails Pickets (1917)
167(1)
Carrie Chapman Catt
Why the Suffrage Struggle Must Continue (1917)
168(1)
Alice Paul
Resolutions Adopted at the Hague Congress (1915)
168(3)
Jane Addams
Emily Balch
Post-Suffrage Trends and the Limits of Liberated Behavior
171(19)
U.S. Government, Survey of Employment Conditions: The Weaker Sex (1917)
172(2)
The New Anti-Feminist Campaign (1921)
174(2)
Mary G. Kilbreth
Women Streetcar Conductors Fight Layoffs (1921)
176(2)
We Couldn't Afford a Doctor (1920)
178(1)
Ann Martin
The Farmer's Wife, The Labor Savers I Use (1923)
179(3)
National Woman's Party, Declaration of Principles (1922)
182(1)
Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Speech Given at the Women's Interracial Conference (1920)
183(1)
What Do Working Women Say? (c.1912)
184(2)
Elisabeth Christman
Petting and the College Campus (1925)
186(2)
Eleanor Wembridge
Letter to Margaret Sanger (1928)
188(2)
The Great Depression and the New Deal: Desperate Lives and Women Leaders
190(16)
The Despair of Unemployed Women (1932)
191(2)
Meridel Le Sueur
Shall Married Women Work? (1936)
193(2)
Ruth Shallcross
Letter to President Roosevelt (1936)
195(1)
Pinkie Pilcher
Dust Bowl Diary (1934)
196(2)
Ann Marie Low
Slave Markets in New York City (1940)
198(1)
Louise Mitchell
A Century of Progress of Negro Women (1933)
199(3)
Mary McLeod Bethune
Southern Women and Lynching (1936)
202(2)
Jessie Daniel Ames
Letter to Walter White (1936)
204(2)
Eleanor Roosevelt
World War II and Postwar Trends: Disruption, Conformity and Cross Currents
206(20)
African-American Women Factory Workers (1941)
207(2)
Richard Jefferson
Postwar Plans of Women Workers (1946)
209(2)
Farewell to Manzanar (1973)
211(2)
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Modern Women: The Lost Sex (1947)
213(3)
Marynia Farnham
Ferdinand Lundberg
A Lesbian Recounts Her Korean War Military Experience (1990)
216(2)
Loretta Collier
The Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955)
218(2)
Jo Ann Gibson Robinson
The Movement (1963)
220(3)
Anne Moody
The Problem That Has No Name (1963)
223(3)
Betty Friedan
Feminist Revival and Women's Liberation
226(17)
National Organization for Women, Statement of Purpose (1966)
228(2)
Redstockings Manifesto (1969)
230(2)
Statement to Congress (1970)
232(2)
Gloria Steinem
An Eighteen Year Old Looks Back at Life (1972)
234(1)
Joyce Maynard
Rape, an Act of Terror (1971)
235(1)
Chicana Demands (1972)
236(2)
National Black Feminist Organization, Manifesto (1974)
238(1)
Lesbian Feminist Organization, Constitution (1973)
239(1)
National Organization for Women, General Resolution on Lesbian/Gay Rights (1973)
240(1)
Women's Night at the Free Clinic (1972)
241(2)
Kathy Campbell
Terry Dalsemer
Judy Waldman
Contested Terrain: Change and Resistance
243(16)
Roe v. Wade (1973)
244(2)
The Positive Woman (1977)
246(3)
Phyllis Schlafly
A Letter from a Battered Wife (1983)
249(2)
A New Angle of Vision (1986)
251(2)
Gerda Lerner
Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee (1991)
253(3)
Anita Hill
On Being Nominated to the Supreme Court (1993)
256(1)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Backlash (1992)
257(2)
Susan Faludi
Entering the Twenty-First Century: Elusive Equality and Gender Gap Issues
259(2)
The Beauty Myth (1992)
261(2)
Naomi Wolf
Acquaintance Rape: Revolution and Reaction (1996)
263(3)
Paula Kamen
In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution (1999)
266(1)
Susan Brownmiller
Feminist Theory (2000)
267(2)
Bell hooks
ManifestA: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future (2000)
269(2)
Jennifer Baumgardner
Amy Richards
Concerned Women for America, Final +5 Beijing Battle Centers Around Abortion (2000)
271(2)
A Border Passage: From Cairo to America---A Woman's Journey (2000)
273(1)
Leila Ahmed
Gender Equity Gap in High Tech (2001)
274(2)
Kathleen Slayton
Sweatshop Warriors (2001)
276
Miriam Ching Yoon Louie


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