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American Women's History Journey is primarily about American women...throughout America's different historical periods. It is also about different types of American women, different age groups, different ethnic backgrounds, different vocational backgrounds and about women from different geographic areas of America. We will also discuss the history of women's history. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virginia-r-bensen/support

American Women's History Journey Virginia R Bensen

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American Women's History Journey is primarily about American women...throughout America's different historical periods. It is also about different types of American women, different age groups, different ethnic backgrounds, different vocational backgrounds and about women from different geographic areas of America. We will also discuss the history of women's history. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virginia-r-bensen/support

    What is Feminism?

    What is Feminism?

    You can view our show notes for Season 1, Episode 5, What is Feminism? by clicking on our direct link to American Women's History Journey E-Zine.


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    • 11 min
    Some Antebellum Thoughts about Women

    Some Antebellum Thoughts about Women

    Check out our show notes at:  American Women's History Journey E-Zine.  At this site you can also see articles that deal with this topic.




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    • 7 min
    The Ideal of True Womanhood

    The Ideal of True Womanhood

    Show Notes:

    The antebellum ideal of True Womanhood is discussed. The four virtues of this ideal are described.

    Sources:

    Barbara Welter, "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860," American Quarterly 18, no. 2 (Summer 1966), 151-174.

    Nancy Hewitt. "Introduction," Companion to American Women's History (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005).

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    American Women's History Journey E-Zine can be viewed at https:americanwomenshistoryjourney.com

    If you wish to be a guest on this podcast or to contribute a short article to the E-Zine, please contact virginia@americanwomenshistoryjourney.com




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    • 9 min
    Republican Motherhood

    Republican Motherhood

    SHOW NOTES

    Season 1, Episode 2: Republican Motherhood

    In this episode, the ideal of Republican Motherhood is described and how it came about in America during the late 1700s.

    Sources for this Episode:

    Susan M. Cruea, "Changing Ideals of Womanhood During the Nineteenth-Century Woman Movement," Bowling Green State University: ScholarWorks@BGSU: 902995: 187-204.

    Carol Berkin, Revolutionary Mothers, Vintage Books, New York, 2005, page 152.

    Linda Kerber, Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America, University of North Carolina Press, 1980.

    Margaret A. Nash, "Rethinking Republican motherhood: Benjamin Rush and the Young Ladies' Academy of Philadelphia, Journal of the Early Republic, vol.17, no. 2, (Summer 1997), 171-191.

    Be sure to visit American Women's History Journey E-Zine at https://americanwomenshistoryjourney.com




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    • 7 min
    Just What is American Women's History?

    Just What is American Women's History?

    SHOWNOTES

    Season 1, Episode 1: Just What is American Women's History?

    Introduction: Brief introduction to American Women's History Journey Podcast.

    What and Why American Women's History: Brief discussion about the definition of American women's history and why American women's history was established in the academy.

    Sources:

    Nancy A. Hewitt, ed., A Companion to American Women's History, Madden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2002, 2005.

    Susan Ware, American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction, New York Oxford University Press, 2015.


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    • 6 min
    American Women's History Journey Podcast - What is this about?

    American Women's History Journey Podcast - What is this about?

    This is a trailer describing what American Women's History Journey Podcast is all about.....American Women and more.


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    • 3 min

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