The Seven Sisters/Women's Education

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A 4 page research paper that discusses the Seven Sisters, that is, Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith, Vassar and Wellesley, seven historically all-women colleges that collectively came to be known as the Seven Sisters. These institutions were created in the nineteenth century to meet the educational needs of women, which had largely been ignored until the creation of these institutions. The emergence of the Seven Sisters revolutionized the face of female education, as this development in women's education constituted a tremendous advancement that promoted a more egalitarian society. Bibliography lists 6 sources.