A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN AMERICA. By Carol
Hymowitz and Michaele Weissman. This lively history of women in America
is a story of oppression, challenge, and Hope. Chronologically tracing
the changing circumstances of women from the housewifery of colonial times
to the radicalized feminism of the 1970s, the book shows how women- farm
wives, mill girls, slaves, suffragettes, labor leaders, political organizers
have share in a common struggle to create meaning and dignity in their
live despite restrictions placed on them by the larger society.
I WILL NOT BOW MY HEAD: Documenting
Women’s Political Resistance in World History. By Lynn Reese.
Dispelling the myth that women are submissive and nonpolitical, 21 short
lessons offer more than 60 primary source documents that shout female defiance
1001THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
WOMEN’S HISTORY. By Constance Jones. Lively entries present
a panorama of the most essential and interesting people, places, and events
that make up women’s history in the U.S. and around the world.
SENECA FALLS: ACHIEVING WOMEN’S RIGHTS.
VOLUME 12. Developed by Cobblestone Publishing Company, this source
is a comprehensive collection of 127 primary source documents surveying
the women’s rights movement from Colonial times to the Equal Rights Amendment.
Each document contains a fully annotated description. The volume
also includes 20 teaching units with hundreds of related activities as
well as document-based questions and worksheets. For grades 5 and