Women in History: World War I and World War II
An intriguing look into the women in the first World War and in World War II
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Tensions are growing in Europe, and although there are many European alliances, political instability in the Balkans threatens to end these relationships. Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated, and Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia. And so begins the first World War. Millions of men went to battle around the world to fight for their countries and alliances. But what about the women? And what about the women two decades later, when great political and economic instability ravaged their...
I am a graduate of the University of California, Davis, where I received my BA in communication with a triple minor in English, history and writing. I hold a valid California single subject teaching credential in English, with a supplementary credential in social studies.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The information in this course will be sourced from Volume 2 of "The American Yawp," a free, online, collaboratively built American history textbook that has been written by over 300 historians. While “The American Yawp” is formatted as one textbook in two volumes, it is a really wonderful source because it isn’t written by one or two authors or even a small group of contributors. Instead, it has been written (and is continually updated) by hundreds of college level instructors, which allows it to “incorporate transnational perspectives, integrate diverse voices, recover narratives of resistance, and explore the complex process of cultural creation.” In addition to "The American Yawp," this course will also source information archived in the Library of Congress, the research library that officially serves the United States Congress. We will mix in a variety of sources, including, but not limited to: books/printed material, maps, manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals, personal narratives, photos/prints/drawings, and video and audio recording clips. The material for this class will be presented from an objective standpoint based on multiple viewpoints and perspectives that exist on many social, political, and historical issues. We will eliminate bias by consistently looking at multiple perspectives of the various historical events that we will learn about.
Ashley NewmanTeacher, Speaker, Published Author, Learner
1071 total reviews
692 completed classes
Hello Outschool families! My name is Ashley Newman and while I am a teacher by trade, I believe myself to be a learner by nature. I am a graduate of the University of California, Davis, where I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication,...