Outline 4--Women, Politics, empire

Outline 4--Women, Politics, empire - Lecture Outline- Life...

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Lecture Outline— Life and Politics, 1877-1900; The New American Imperialism Life in America in the Late Nineteenth Century Manners and Mores Leisure and Entertainment Family Life Education Women in the second half of the 1890s The Social and Economic Status of Women. o Manners and mores—the code of Victorian Morality o Separate Spheres—the home as the woman’s sphere, and the cult of domesticity. o The “New Woman”—the effects of a growing number of women entering into the “white collar” workforce (the tertiary sector) as sales, clerks, secretaries o Francis Willard and the ‘domestication’ of politics—women as a source of moral improvement in the public sphere o The Women’s Christian Temperance Movement Women in the Political Sphere o The Early Women’s Suffrage Movement—Seneca Falls, 1848 o Women activists during Reconstruction—failure to include women in the 15 th Amendment’s expansion of the franchise o Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony and the National Woman’s Suffrage Association
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