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Redefining Women: The Impact of the Revolution on Gender Ideology

Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester MA

Mar 07 2020
Redefining Women: The Impact of the Revolution on Gender Ideology

Presented by Carol Berkin and Elizabeth Matelski

Colonial Society based its assumptions about women’s intellectual capacities, their nature, and their appropriate roles in society on three pillars: God, Nature, and Law and Custom. The American Revolution played a major role in challenging the gender ideology that resulted. The “woman question,” debated by intellectuals like Judith Sargent Murray, Benjamin Rush, and Susannah Rowson, led to a new paradigm for defining womanhood. In her lecture, Carol Berkin examines the impact of the

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