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*DIGITAL* “It Was I Who Did It”: Women in the American Revolution

March 2, 2022
7:00 pm


Ilsley Public Library
Painting of woman firing a cannon during Revolutionary War battle
Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event. Register for this free talk.

Why were women originally left out of the Revolutionary War narrative, and how did they eventually get written back in? Author Carol Berkin provides a close examination of the vital roles that women played in pre-revolutionary protests and in the revolution itself and describes how their participation helped create a new gender ideology.

About Carol Berkin

Carol Berkin is the author or editor of over a dozen books, including Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for American Independence.

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Underwriter: Anne Commire Fund for Women in the Humanities
Partner: The National Endowment for the Humanities – A More Perfect Union Initiative

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Image: Molly Pitcher firing cannon at Battle of Monmouth by E. Percy Moran via Wikimedia Commons

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Organizer

Renee Ursitti
Phone:
(802) 388-4095

Venue

Ilsley Public Library
75 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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Website:
http://www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org/