Women in History The role of women has changed drastically over the course of Western Civilization. Refer to these readings to discuss the changing role of women in Western history. According to these readings, how have women’s lives changed over time? Mention each reading and the role women are required to play in each time period and society. What major similarities and differences can you trace over time?

The following are topics that have been covered throughout our discussion of Western Civilization. Select ONE of the following topics for your final paper. Read the assigned primary source materials for your topic. No outside research should be done for this paper. Use only the primary source readings provided, your textbook, and class notes. Develop a clear thesis statement or argument about your topic, and then use the readings and the questions provided to help develop your argument and write your paper. The purpose of this assignment is to asses your understanding and interpretation of primary sources. Paper Requirements: -must be at least 6 full pages and may go as long as you see fit -must contain a clear thesis statement 3. Women in History The role of women has changed drastically over the course of Western Civilization. Refer to these readings to discuss the changing role of women in Western history. According to these readings, how have women’s lives changed over time? Mention each reading and the role women are required to play in each time period and society. What major similarities and differences can you trace over time?