READING LIST One document from chapter 5 From the attachment titled “Personal an

READING LIST
One document from chapter 5
From the attachment titled “Personal and Public Politics and the American Revolution” read the introductory paragraph on page 110 and read document 2 which begins on page 112 and ends on page 113.
Document 2 “Providence Women Burn Tea, 1775” p. 112
Discussion:
We learned early this semester that gender is a social construct. Since it is a social construct, it means that gender roles can and do change. As we move forward in this course we are going to see how women’s traditional roles change. Sometimes the change is slow and sometimes certain events accelerate change. The American Revolution is a period in American history when women’s roles change and expand.
PROMPT
Based on the material from this week explain how the American Revolution helped to expand women’s roles.
Focus your initial response more. Your peers read the document so you should do less summary and more analysis and critical thinking.
Please use only these material, not other sources.

READING LIST One document from chapter 5 From the attachment titled “Personal an
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