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CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS How would you define the term gender stereotype? Based on the information in this chapter, why might a stereotype of a female not accurately represent a specific woman whom you know? Why or why not? Gender stereotype is a belief that we associate with females and males based on our thoughts of social groups. This chapter expresses how women would less likely to ask for directions than a man. This is not true of all women. In fact, I know that my outgoing sister would defiantly ask for directions because she is not afraid to talk to a stranger and ask for help when needed. I am on the other hand, very shy and would be afraid to ask for directions. What topics related to women have historians previously ignored? Mention several reasons why women have not received much attention in history books. One topic that historians ignored was that women provided most of their diets by gathering vegetables and grains. They also cared for their farm animals as well. Another topic was that women actually fought
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