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Red terms 2nd quiz before finals2 - Erie Canal: opened...

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Erie Canal: opened 1825, 363 miles long, connected NYC and the old NW the last in a series of waterway led to the development of railroads bc canals froze over in the winter Lowell System: was a labor and production model employed in the United States, particularly in New England, during the early years of the American textile industry in the early 19th Century. Francis Cabot Lowell and Paul Moody 3 chief features: Concentration of production processes Large capital investment Coarse cloth: easy to make by unskilled workers Prototype for most New England mills Model factory community By 1830, women were 70% of workforce: first to experience industrial labor Hired women before they were married bc it was harder to get men away for the fields Massachusetts in 1840 Cult of Domesticity: Or the Cult of True Womanhood was a prevailing view among upper and middle class white women during the nineteenth century, in Great Britain and the United States. According to the ideals of the cult of domesticity, women were supposed to embody perfect virtue in all senses. The women who abided by and promoted these standards were generally literate and lived in the northeast, particularly New York and Massachusetts. Women were put in the center of the domestic sphere and were expected to fulfill the roles of a calm and nurturing mother, a loving and faithful wife, and a passive, delicate, and virtuous creature. These women were also expected to be pious and religious, teaching those around them by their Christian beliefs, and expected to unfailingly inspire and support their husbands
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4 main goals of a true woman - piety: believed to be more religious and spiritual than men -purity: pure in heart, mind, and body -submission: held in "perpetual childhood" where men dictated all actions and decisions -domesticity: a division between work and home, encouraged by the Industrial Revolution; men went out in the world to earn a living, home became the woman's domain where a wife created a "haven in a heartless world" for her husband and children Exemplified in Harriet Jacob’s book Missouri Compromise: Impact of cotton White southerners saw themselves as a minority Was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It
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