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US Women's Education Post Revolution

The American Revolution brought many changes to men and women, regardless of race or class. One of these changes was an increased emphasis on the importance of education. Write a 2-3 page paper analyzing this development. In your essay, be sure to answer the following questions:
? What specific results of the American Revolution created an increased need for women to be educated?
? What limits were imposed on female education?
? How were changes in women's educational opportunities related to religious developments?
? How did race and class affect access to education?
Be sure to include specific examples from the course readings to support your points and to cite in the proper APA style.

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Women's Education Post Revolution

Dumenil and Dubois (2008) contend that while education was a concern and desire for Colonial women to acquire and have, it was accepted as status qou that receiving education as Colonial men do is not necessary. After all, they were subject to the law of coverture (except established single women and widows); even then, they cannot vote nor have an actual legacy and effect in matters legal and social outside of their roles at home. Women, despite their intelligence and wisdom influence society by influencing their husbands just as Abigail Smith influence her husband, founding father John Adams. Post revolution though, it was clear that women were just as persuasive as men in intellectual argumentation and their positions in households all over the colonies held very important sway in socio political events. Men writers published with women pseudonyms; soon actual women writers ...

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The solution provides a comprehensive discussion on Women's Education Post American Revolution based on the history book by US Women Historians Dumenil & Dubois. Tackling specific questions regarding the topic (see original problem/long description), it is presented in a 641-word APA-format essay. Additional References are also listed. The solution is attached as a word file for easy printing.