Unit Texts Online

Ain't I a Woman?, Sojourner Truth

The Revolt of Mother, Mary E. Wilkens Freeman

The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Unit Assignments


Society for the Study of American Women Writers

Scribbling Women

Women's History in America

Women's Rights Movement History

The History Channel: Women's Rights

Women's Rights National Historic Park

Women's Roles in the late 19th Century

Frederick Douglass on Women's Rights

Not For Ourselves Alone

Nelly Bly

Immigrant Women

Back to English 11

American Women: 1850-1950

American women's struggle for equality, artistic recognition and political power has been the source of great American literature and art. In our study, we will be reading works by American women (and men, too) about these themes and more.


2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Dawn Hogue
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