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Unformatted text preview: occasionally ruled, but this was a rare occurrence. Rule was usually left to the men. Occasional women chiefs or co-rulers, but men mostly ruled. Sexuality Abstinence until marriage as specified by the church, although Spanish society often allowed for sex prior to marriage between unwed. Adultery highly frowned upon. Marriage very much arranged, often for political reasons. Premarital sexuality differed among groups: Incas yes, Aztecs no. FGM kept women from having sexual pleasure, ensured faithfulness. Agriculture Women helped out, but mostly stayed in the house. Varied. Mayan women did not participate, but Inca women helped in the fields, etc. Varied, but women were involved in agriculture often while men did the hunting. Women worked longer and harder than men....
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- Fall '07