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Unformatted text preview: the man and the woman at the same point of time. The woman had to care for the family and the husband’s well-being. She had to make sure that they did not go hungry and that they were not dissatisfied. The rights of a wife in 1773 changed in 1793. However, some of women’s rights did not change from the previous twenty years. A woman had the right to choose her own husband when she was ready to have a relationship. She had the right to show her temper, but to become quiet when the situation became too heated. The women of the time had the right to also take part in the family’s financial business. As part of being a woman, she was allowed to take the female side of the family and disperse the chores and duties as she saw fit....
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- Spring '08
- Wife, Mickey Green