history

The roots of feminism were planted millennia ago; we must understand feminism throughout history to contemplate how much farther we can go.

Jade Rosario11 days ago
Celia, A Slave
Celia, A Slave was a book published by Melton A. McLaurin based on a true story about a woman named Celia. Celia was an African American female who lived in Audrain County, Missouri, which bordered Ca...
Leigh Fisher20 days ago
Empowering Women in Classical China
Around 190 CE China, it was common for girls’ personal names to be unrecorded by history. Instead, all we have left is to know them by their family names. One such woman born in this era was Lady Sun,...
Adrian Algan24 days ago
Feminism or Common Sense?
Part I What is considered having a monumental reputation is Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa for two reasons. For one, it is attributed to the mastery of the sfumato style, in which forms appear to evapo...
Mabel Holesa month ago
The Forgotten Brontë
Charlotte's Jane Eyre and Emily's Wuthering Heights are well-known classics, but the works of Anne Brontë, the youngest of the literary trio, are often overlooked. Her first novel, Agnes Grey is an ho...
Milica Markovica month ago
A Critique of Plato’s Theory on the Status of Women
Despite his arguments for equality among men and women of the guardian class in The Republic, Plato did not offer a theory that in any way liberates women in general. Book Five deals with the status o...
Mabel Holesa month ago
The Legend of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald
The Roaring Twenties—a period of history that has always fascinated me. The glitz, the glamour, the vibrant optimism and strive for social change... the 1920s was all about subverting the accepted soc...
lombardesque a month ago
Carole Lombard and Her Protégées
I have found that during my time as a self-proclaimed Lombard historian, that Carole has proved to have one of the kindest hearts. Carole's first endeavor into being a sponsor for somebody was a littl...
Hailie Crowder2 months ago
Five Historical Women You Really Wouldn't Want to Mess With
Though there have been many female warriors throughout history, many have been sadly neglected in the history books in favor of their male counterparts. In this list, I will discuss five of the most f...
History of the Flower Crown
It's music festival season, and the main accessory adorned in the heat of Coachella are flower crowns. A popular fashion choice that has ancient origins, and has managed to sneak its way into popular ...
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Beth Haywood4 months ago
Wronged Women
In my time learning history from the Ancient Greeks to the Tudors, I have begun to notice in a pattern in how the history that we know is far from the actual truth. History is not a new subject, Histo...
April Demarco4 months ago
Most Famous Female Engineers in History
From the 1800s to now, famous female engineers continue to make their mark on history, creating groundbreaking inventions that will alter our lives day to day. As huge milestones for women, and huge m...
Rachel Blanchard5 months ago
10 Crazy Things Women Couldn't Do 50 Years Ago
Even though we still are lacking some equal rights... us women are still so grateful for the advantages and freedom compared to how it was 50 years ago. Being a woman today, we have the ability to liv...
Leona Freebush5 months ago
The Heroic Horseback Librarians of The Great Depression
The Great Depression came swiftly and severely, plunging America into poverty. Stock prices started slipping in September 1929. Within a month the market crashed and worldwide GDP fell by 15 percent. ...
Jennifer Violet5 months ago
Famous Female Lawyers Who Have Blazed Trails
There are many male-dominated areas in the world of politics. Just a low percentage make up the women working in that field. But those hardworking women never allow the men to talk them down, even if ...
Kelsey Lange6 months ago
Deadliest Female Assassins in World History
The most horrific, disgusting, terrifying, and evil women in world history. As hard as it is to wrap your head around, these female assassins' stories are very real and very appalling to learn. Rangin...
Karina Thyra6 months ago
Brie Larson to Produce & Star in Victoria Woodhull Biopic: 5 More Women Forgotten by History Who Deserve Their Own Films
Women played different roles in changing the path of history. They were scientists, composers, warriors, writers and leaders. Still, there are many whose stories remain unheard of; their struggles and...
A. Louise Lello6 months ago
Marie Antoinette: Debunking the Myths
Everyone, for the most part, has at least heard the name of the most notorious queen, Marie Antoinette. If not her name, they've at least heard the infamous fable of the phrase: "Let them eat cake." F...
Sierra George7 months ago
The Unsung Women of WWII: The WASPs
If you've ever attended school, you must know about the Second World War and how countries all over the globe came together to fight a war of political ideology of every extreme. Democracy, Fascism, T...