Eng 112 E1 - Nhi Le Eng 112 Prof Byall Benson ESSAY 1 1 What new organizations did American middle-class and leisure-class woman creat to address the

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Nhi Le Eng 112 Prof: Byall Benson ESSAY 1 1. What new organizations did American middle-class and leisure-class woman creat to address the conditions resulting from industrialization? According to the book “Through Women's Eyes", we can see that American middle-class and leisure-class woman did some new organizations to create address the conditions resulting from industrialization. In this book, we know that women were reconstructing their lives in these years as well. In South, women emancipated from slavery grappled with the challenges and dangers of their tentative freedom. In the North, a determined group of women sought equal political rights, and the woman suffrage movement came into its own. Industrial capitalism generated both a rapidly expanding female labor force and new leisure and wealth for middle- and upper-class women. Between 1865 and 1900, women’s wage labor, the terms of appropriate womanhood within which women lived, and their scope for public action all expanded. By the end of the nineteenth
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  • Spring '06
  • Levy
  • American Woman Suffrage Association, Council of Women, international council of women, leisure-class woman

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