American Lit to 1865- Education

The 1800’s were a time of change for the educational opportunities for females. There was a radical change and new beginnings for the educational system and the opportunities it presented for females. The Letter to Nathanial Burwell (https://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/letter-to-nathaniel-burwell/) will be used as my reference article as it shows Jefferson’s change in perspective to the importance of females receiving an education and fulfilling their artistic abilities within society. Nathanial Burwell was an American politician and plantation owner that wrote to Jefferson on February 17