Precis5 - Prcis #5 How did the ideals of middle-class...

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Précis #5 How did the ideals of middle-class domestic life and working-class realities compare? The Ideals of middle-class domestic life and working-class realities compared by the women’s roll in day-to-day living. In the middle class domestic life, women were taught that god thought she should, stay at home, whereas, the working-class woman was taught that they should be treated as equals in the eyes of society. A.J. Graves wrote of her views on middle-class women and how they should contribute to their families, “…That women’s domestic duties have a paramount clam over everything else upon her attention—that home is her appropriate sphere of action; and that whenever she neglects these duties, or goes out of this sphere of action to mingle in any of the great public movements of the day, she is deserting the station which god and nature have assigned to her.” As religion was still held a strong position in the life of
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HST 111 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '07 term at Central Mich..

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Precis5 - Prcis #5 How did the ideals of middle-class...

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