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11.12 Abolitionism

11.12 Abolitionism - Women were more emotional/sentimental...

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Women were more emotional/sentimental than men Women were labeled as the weaker sex o In the Romantic Era, women’s roles become more prevalent in being good mothers and housewives Job was to teach children good Christian fellowship Men were leaving the home to go to work during this era Glorification of women’s domestic role Rule with seduction/kindness instead of power and authority In the Romantic Era of the 1800s, there was a glorification of women’s domestic roles o Job was to teach children good Christian fellowship o Men were leaving the home to got to work o Ran household by being submissive and averting the man’s authority Women’s movements get started in the Church o Worked closely with revival ministers o Got involved in worlds outside the home Temperance movements Fight prostitution Begin to fight abolitionism Abolitionists o Two Categories Free People of Color Escaped from slavery
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o i.e. Frederick Douglass
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