Slavery, Women, and the Civil War
Professor Nina Silber talked about the roles and lives of women during the Civil War. She spoke about the unique challenges female slaves faced and discussed Harriet Jacob’s book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Professor Silber also talked about reasons Southern white women did or did not support the Confederacy. This class was from a course called “History of Women in the U.S.” close
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