Although the United States Constitution provides that “all men are created equal,” women, non-Caucasian races, and lower class citizens alike have been excluded from that equality in the distant to recent past. It was if the term “men” were to be interpreted literally Evolution of Equal Educational Opportunities for Women to deny women the same freedom, opportunity, and education as men.
The denial of equal educational opportunities for women is a practice that the people who colonized America brought with them from their native countries. Likewise, practices in those countries were inherited from various ruling empires in that particular country’s history. For example, the Greeks have had a long history of influencing education on the European continent. (more…)