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Roman Women

Almost all the information we have about Roman women derives from elite Roman males Usually women we portrayed stereotypically Chaste wives, mothers, daughters Evil seductresses, scheming power-mongers Women and Public Life Women had no political rights They could not vote They could not be elected magistrates Could exemplify an idea Embody the values of the…

Benjamin Franklin: Biography, Bifocals, Lighting Rod, Harmonica, Stove

Biography January 17th 1706 – April 17th 1790 Milk Street, Boston, Massachusetts Attended Boston Latin School, finished school at 10 years old Worked for brother James at New England Courant Developed the persona “Mrs. Silence Dogood” in order to send letters to the newspaper Writer, political theorist and artist, postmaster, scientist and an inventor Inventions…