This lesson features a series of student-centered grouping strategies and discussion forums that utilize primary and secondary sources accounts regarding real-life ‘Rosie the Riveters’ and their contributions to America’s victory in the Second World War.
On 30 July 1942, the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve was established as part of the Marine Corps Reserve. The mission of the USMCWR was to provide qualified women for duty at shore establishments of the Marine Corps, releasing men for combat duty.
Students will explore the life and core philosophic contributions of three female philosophers: Simone De Beauvoir, Hannah Arendt, and Judith Butler. Students will grapple with the core questions and feminist-theoretical perspectives of each philosopher.