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        The Civil War and Women's Role in Society | Mercy Street and The Good Stuff: Time Capsule

        In this activity, utilizing video from the PBS series Mercy Street, The Good Stuff: Time Capsule, and primary source documents, students will uncover information about the struggle for women’s equality in the years leading up to the Civil War, during the war and in its aftermath

        Dorothea Dix: What a Nurse Should Be

        This video from Mercy Street introduces Mary Phinney and Dorothea Dix.

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        Nurse Phinney Arrives and Meets with Dr. Summers

        In this video from Mercy Street, Nurse Phinney meets Dr. Summers for the first time.

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        Civil War Medicine: Chloroform and a Ligature Treatment

        This video from Mercy Street examines the use of chloroform and how medical professionals performed ligatures during the Civil War.

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        We are Women in a Man’s World

        In this video from Mercy Street Nurse Hastings angrily confronts Nurse Phinney about her role at the hospital.

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        The Lasting Impact of Women in the Civil War | The Good Stuff: Time Capsule

        This video from The Good Stuff: Time Capsule highlight women’s struggles, as citizens, nurses, soldiers, and activists, to have an identity outside the domestic sphere and achieve equality under the law.

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