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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Fugitive Slaves In The United States, Harriet Ann Jacobs, Slave Narrative

Question for Thursday's reading: Was it possible for Celia to receive a fair trial? And clarify what you mean by "fair." Harriet Jacobs Let's talk a bit more about slave narratives--the WPA slave narratives in particul...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Gens De Couleur

Women in the Early South Lockley discusses the Haitian Revolution at the beginning of his article (he did?), and Professor is giving us context for that. Haiti 500,000 slaves; 50,000 gens de couleur; 32,000 French colon...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Brainerd Mission, Cherokee Removal, New Echota

Continuing from last class, then moving on to talk about Cherokee women and religion. For next week, read only Part I of the owlspace document From Last Class -We read Jefferson's statement; a classmate brings up that ...

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HIST 339 Lecture 2: Tues Jan 20th

The question to answer for this Thursday's reading: Was the pursuit of civilization for native groups ultimately positive or negative? Continuing from Last Class Regarding the "cult of true womanhood," valuable traits w...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Tabitha Brown, Donner Party

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Women on the Frontier -Today we will first continue discussing Catharine Brown from last time Do you think that Catharine Brown is like those girls from the...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Our Nig, Prudence Crandall, Indentured Servant

Free People of Color -Free blacks occupied a very precarious and ambiguous position--be they in the North or the South; black skin in the US is equated with slavery, so they are automatically in a strange space where peop...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Master Class, Concubinage

Celia, a Slave We have our records of Celia because she has done something so terrible. Let's think about Celia in a broader context. What about her is really representative and what about her is unique or unusual? Uni...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Freedom Of Religion, Sexual Assault

Today we will be talking about what people wrote about in their papers First, we can compose a list of what is similar and different between these women [The question: Differences between free women of African descent a...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ill Repute

About Prostitution In the colonial period, laws on prostitution varied by location Where might prostitution regulations be most expected? -Military bases, or in general at different places during times of war -Out west ...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Our Nig

**Slideshow of certificates of freedom, and bill of sale -The importance of being able to produce freedom documents when questioned -Picture of emancipated slaves who are SUPER fair-skinned Continuing Our Discussion of ...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Southern Baptist Convention

So we ended off last class talking about Uncle Tom's Cabin Are you surprised by the defense that Celia is given in court? Jameson was chosen because of his relative neutrality and expertise in the court It was necessar...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Albert Bierstadt

Women in the West One thing we discussed last time is why these people were willing to travel west in spite of the difficult trek, the stories of all the climatic dangers, the threat of Indian attack, etc. **Powerpoint...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Southern Belle

Black Women and the Civil War Thus far in thinking about the Civil War and emancipation, we have seen a tremendous fear and losses on the part of the white women When we look at enslaved and free black women, we see a v...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Monument Avenue, John Wilkes Booth

Women and Civil War Memory How would you describe how the country remembers the Civil War, and what types of images were used to commemorate the war? -Would depend upon the region -Massachusetts treats the Revolutionary...

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HIST 339 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Flags Of The Confederate States Of America, Emancipation Proclamation

Discussion of Papers Paper Question: What effect did the Civil War have on women, both black and white? What were the groups of women that you all wrote about in your papers? -Elite white women -Enslaved blacks -Free b...

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