1. How did Laws passed in Seventeenth Century Virginia rlated specifically to African Women serve to instiutionalize a system of chattel slavery?
2. How did Christianity shape northern free women’s identity and family relations? How did both church and state respond to women who were considered disorderly?
3. In the reading “Life Alone…”, How does the primary source that the author is using portray the importance of marraige and children in women’s life during this time in early U.S. history? Give some specific examples.
4. In the video “Elizabeth’s Pirates”, give some examples of some ways that Queen Elizabeth I challenged gender norms. How did she use her status as a single woman to her advantage? How would marraige have stripped her of power?