Hist 167CA Notes Day 2

Hist 167CA Notes Day 2 - Hist 167CA Notes Day 2 Women...

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Unformatted text preview: Hist 167CA Notes Day 2 Women workers & indentured servants & African American workers- Black slaves arriving in America- Gendered work in satanic mills-- 1840-1860, 4 mill. Immigrants come, many are I rish, 40% of whom are women, 30% are urbanites .5 mill. African American urbanites- Many people, I rish, German, English, etc; moved due to cohersion- Middle class+ of women do NOT work in factories at this time- Class distinctions are pronounced-very important Domestic sphere-proper female ways/roles (raise children, do laundry)- Womanhood becomes a suppository- a lot of social disorder Are subordinated-unpaid domestic work Values used against males (men have to support domestic sphere) Inflation ensues- Many women cant meet expectationsbut women who work are NOT in the equation (sphere of workers) Women wageworkers are seen as neglecting family- Domestic working womensometimes work as teachers-60% are NOT domestic workers- Wages: male-make more women-make less- 60% of I rish women work in factories...
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Hist 167CA Notes Day 2 - Hist 167CA Notes Day 2 Women...

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