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00:07 Points for Today 1. Industrialization created new opportunities for women to challenge the prevailing ideal of domesticity. 2. A new ideal of maternalism enabled women to assume an increasing public role by the early 20 th century and to become the core of reform movements calling for government regulation. 3. Women’s reform efforts culminated in the 19 th Amendment, which brought women into politics as champions of the emerging regulatory state. Women Reformers and the Politics of Regulation, 1874-1920 Lecture 18 Pt. I—Domesticity and Citizenship: Women’s History to 1877 A. Ideal of Domesticity B. Seneca Falls C. The Failure of Women’s Suffrage Republican Motherhood Women have key responsibility to nurture virtue in citizens Ideal of Domesticity Women and domestic sphere provide moral haven apart from world of politics and economy. However, moral issues in politics enable women to remain involved. Seneca Falls Convention
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course HIST 207 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Cal Poly.

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