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American women have always worked, but their work in the home is often unpaid and invisible. One way to see this work is through what women wore.
This labor—cleaning, cooking, child rearing, and other care work—fused with notions of what it meant to be a woman and shaped Americans’ ideas ab
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This collection teaches students about the changing role of women during World War II: their role in the workplace, increasing presence in the military, and participation in voluntary organizations that supported the war. Students should think about how these activities reinforced traditional not
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This historical investigation is aligned with the C3 Framework and from C3teachers.org.
The goal of this inquiry is to help students understand the various factors that caused the United States to be
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Kick-off a research project on gender roles on the World War II home front with two brief video clips and a selection of primary sources. Once students have analyzed the photographs and wartime advertisements, begin a research project on women during World War II. This lesson plan (which includes