Moral Reform, 1835-1841
the major arguments that helped shape moral reform discourse; two
short paper assignments focusing on comparisons of in-class reading
and one additional document.
The Woman's Rights Movement
why some men supported the woman's rights movement before the Civil
War as well as an exploration of the roots of the women's movement
in the anti-slavery movement; a 5-page paper assignment asking students
to evaluate how the antislavery movement contributed to the emergence
of the woman's rights movement.
in the Oneida Community
of the Oneida Community's social practices, and whether they had different
benefits and drawbacks for men and women; suggestion for a short writing
assignment based on documents in the Oneida Community project.
and the Freedman's Aid Movement
A class discussion
focusing on conflicts between male and female reformers; a suggestion
for a class debate; an optional written assignment based on the debate.