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An Ordered Commonwealth: Race, Gender, and Power in Colonial New England
HIST 253
Spring 2024
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 229

This course examines the intersection of gender and race and their role in creating social hierarchies in colonial New England. The course will explore the lived experiences of women and people of color and the central role that their presence played in the politics and economies of imperial encounters and nation-state formation within the local context of colonial New England. We will examine how Puritan anxieties regarding the place of women, Indigenous, and Black peoples within their godly commonwealth structured their worldview and fostered both violent Indian wars and dramatic witchcraft trials.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(HRAD-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on FEB-27-2024
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