Unformatted text preview: house, the money bringer, and the one in charge. The women’s sphere is the home – showing she should stay at home and cook, clean, and care for the children. This limited women’s choices because it was hard to break out of the stereotypical “housewife/homemaker” sphere. 4. List at least 3 or 4 of the accusations made against suffragists by the anti-suffragists. What did they say would happen if women got the vote? They said women got the best spot at the table, and in cars, sleighs, and carriages. They said women’s clothes were more expensive and took up way more room. They have the warmest place in winter and the coolest place in summer. They choose the side of the bed they want. If women got the vote then women would start being on the jury with men. This created the thought that men would become sexual predators. There was also the thought of role reversal. What if men had to stay at home and the women brought in the money?...
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- Spring '08
- United States Declaration of Independence, separate spheres, Prof. EK Sparks, earliest complaints, Seneca Falls resolution