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*DIGITAL* “It Was I Who Did It”: Women in the American Revolution
March 2, 2022
Ilsley Public Library
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.Register for this free talk
Underwriter: Anne Commire Fund for Women in the Humanities
Partner: The National Endowment for the Humanities – A More Perfect Union Initiative
Image: Molly Pitcher firing cannon at Battle of Monmouth by E. Percy Moran via Wikimedia Commons
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