Short Essay Questions The answer should answer all parts of the question and demonstrate an understanding of relevant course assigned readings (referencing at least three readings) as well as larger themes of the course.
2. Gender and religion have been used to help create racial and immigrant hierarchies in the early period of American history. Provide three examples of how gender and/or religion had a profound effect who could “become American” in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. You may use this in connection with ideas of race and racial hierarchies. Reading lists: 1. The great entrepot for mendicants 2. No political relation to the state, no constitutional right to be ladies 3. Morgan the number of women doeth much disparayes the whole cargoe 4. The wages of whiteness