APUSH LEQ.docx - Prompt Evaluate the extent to which the market revolution marked a turning point in women\u2019s lives in the United States During the

APUSH LEQ.docx - Prompt Evaluate the extent to which the...

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Prompt: Evaluate the extent to which the market revolution marked a turning point in women’s lives in the United States. During the Market Revolution time period in the early and mid19th century there was a gradual increase the involvement of women in the work force but the outlook on women remained the same as they still had no voice politically and many continued to work in their homes. However many women began to retaliate their limitations and began to establish new suffrage ideas, but were unsuccessful. The Market Revolution following the American Revolution established an increase om women's participation in the workforce. Many had jobs in textile mills and helped boost Northern economy. In addition, due to the development of technologies such as the cotton gin by Eli Whitney more women tried to increase the amount of goods being produced in the North. The Lanell System gave women the opportunity to be paid currency for working, but it was
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