- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860
During the period leading up to the Civil War, black women all over the North comprised a stalwart but now largely forgotten abolitionist army. In myriad ways, these race-conscious women worked...
State law rather than federal law governed women’s rights in the early republic. The authority of state law meant that...
“Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly Plants.” So begins Michael Pollan’s 2009 book, In Defense of Food. Pollan has made a career...