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[files were scanned in and so could contain spelling/typo issues] Key To Database 1978 Education of women, 15 th to 18 th centuries 1979 Reign of Terror, French Revolution 1980 Witchcraft Scare 1981 Class Attitudes toward Industrialization 1982 Child-rearing in GB 16 th to 18 th c. 1983 Flemings and Walloons 1984 German Aircraft Industry 1985 Juvenile Crime and Treatment in GB 1986 Sudan Crisis (1884-1885) 1987 Literacy in Old Regime France 1988 Gin Act in G.B.; 18 th c. social history 1989 Women’s Status/Suffrage in late 19 th /early 20 th c. 1990 Spanish Civil War 1991 Anti-slavery during the Enlightenment and French Revolution 1992 Pan-Slavism 1993 Renaissance Education 1994-1997 (not included in file b/c available for sale with answer keys and student essays from the college board) 1998 German Unity before 1848 1999-2003 (not included in file b/c available at the college board website for download)
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1978 DBQ Directions: The following question is based on the accompanying Document Groups A-C This question is designed to test your ability to work with historical documents. You may refer to historical facts and developments not mentioned in the documents and assess the reliability of the documents as historical sources where relevant to your answer. The Question: Discuss the extent to which early modern European Society encouraged education for women. What criteria were used to evaluate women’s education or its role, and women’s potential for learning? What evolution, if any, can be seen in attitudes toward education for women from the Renaissance through the early eighteenth century? Document Group A: THE RENAISSANCE (1) “The Court Lady, must have not only the good judgment to recognize the kind of person with whom she is speaking, but must have knowledge of many things, in order to entertain that person graciously. . I say that women can understand all the things men can understand and that the intellect of woman can penetrate wherever a man’s can… there have always been women who have undertaken wars and won glorious victories, governed kingdoms with the greatest prudence and justice, and done all that men have done. As for the sciences, do you not remember reading of many women who were learned in philosophy? Others who excelled in poetry? Others who prosecuted, accused, and defended before judges with great eloquence?. ....’ Castiglione, The Courtier , Italy, 1528 (2) Abbot: Distaff and spindle are the proper equipment for women. Lady. Isn’t it a wife’s business to manage the household and rear the children? Abbott: It is. Lady: Do you think she can manage so big a job without wisdom? Abbot: I suppose not. Lady: But books s teach me this wisdom. Abbot: I could put up with books, but not Latin ones.
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