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HIST 120 - Role of Women in the History of the US - Anthony Galvan

Course:Role of Women in the History of the US
Professor:Anthony Galvan
  • Online
Course Length:
  • Applies to All Course Lengths


Hello Student,

My name is Anthony Galvan and I will be your instructor for this semester. I have my Bachelors degree in Native American Studies and History of Latin America from UC Riverside. I received my Masters Degree in Humanities from Mount St. Mary's University in Los Angeles. Hopefully by the end of this course you will have a better understanding of various women in US History.

You must complete the first assignment by 11:59 PST on the first day of the semester otherwise you will be dropped from the course. More details will be sent out to you through email and Announcements on Canvas.


Course Description

Course Description

Welcome to History 120, in this course you will learn the political, economic, and intellectual history of women in the development of the United States from the early Colonial Era to the present day, including their challenges and contributions.

Student Learning Outcomes are as follows:

  • Evaluate the political, economic, intellectual and social role of women in the history of the United States.
  • Appraise women's' contributions to American culture and examine the problems and obstacles they have experienced and overcome in the course of U.S. development.

What to Expect in this Course

  • Log in to Canvas everyday to check for Announcements and reminders.
  • Read the syllabus the first week to understand the expectations, due dates, and the reading schedule.
  • Make sure you have a reliable Internet connection and working computer.
  • If any questions arise during the semester feel free to contact me through email or if possible arrange a face-to-face meeting through Zoom. 
  • Watch all videos posted on Canvas under Modules
  • Expect to do college level work 


Types of Assessments

5 Discussion Posts

3 Multiple Choice Quizzes

4 Chapter Summaries

4 Chapter Primary Source Questions

More detail will be provided on the syllabus. All work is to be your own. Do not copy off the internet.

Textbook Information

Through Women’s Eyes: An American History Fifth Edition

Authors: DuBois/Dumenil 

ISBN: 9781319104948

Official COC Bookstore website:

Other Relevant Course Information

  • Email me the first week of class if you want to add the class.
  • Set a schedule for your study time for this class. 
  • Enjoy your learning experience in this class and have fun.

Additional Resources


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Last updated: 08/31/2022 Sub#: 294