Unformatted text preview: Paragraph II: Urbanization and Women • 1900’s over 4 million women workers in the United States • Though they were now making their way into the world of industry, job opportunities were more limited since they were women • While some women were making their way into the world they still struggled with oppression through White Slavery: Maggie Girl of the Streets • Discuss how new life out of the home wasn’t so easy: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire • Women work fell into 3 fields: o Domestic Servants o White Collar Jobs: Teaching nursing etc. o Industry: Garment Industry or textiles Paragraph III: Marriage & Changing view of Women’s sexuality • Now women felt they needed to depend less on men and wanted to become more independent • Many women rebelled against marriage • 10% of marriageable women stayed single • Womens views on sexualty changed since they were feeling liberated • Problem with b-control through the mail...
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- Spring '08
- Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, Urbanization and Women