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Unformatted text preview: AP Euro FRQ Q: What was the status of European Women in the 2 nd half of the 19 th century? Why did they grow discontented with their lot and what factors led to change? To what extent had they improved their position by 1914? What tactics were used to effect change? Was their emancipation inevitable? How did women approach their situations differently from country to country? In the 2 nd half of the 19 th century women were often looked down upon. In many countries they didn’t have rights to anything. Everything was in the hands of their husbands. Soon women became greatly discontented with their lot. This was because the women soon grew tired of their status’ and as generation after generation of women went being by, abused by their husbands and being treated unlike human beings this change was inevitable and was something that the men had brought upon themselves. From country to country change in this matter came slowly, but at different times in different countries....
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- Spring '11
- AP European History, European women