Unformatted text preview: Czitrom, & Armitage, 2009). This also led to the change of the structure of the family. Men concentrated on their careers and women assumed the role of rearing the children. Previously when children reached the age of 15 they were expected to work, but with the growth of the middle class, children continued to go to school to get ready for their future profession. During this time all members of a family assumed a unique role. Being a part of this new middle class was a family effort. References Faragher, J.M., Buhle, M.J., Czitrom, D., & Armitage, S.H. (2009) Out of many: a history of the American people, Volume I (5 th ed.),. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall....
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