Lecutre 5 - Sociology120 Lecture5 th USHistoryII:The20...

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Sociology 120 Lecture 5 US History II: The 20 th  Century 23:40 Review US history until ~1900 Political revolution New metaphors to enliven the debates on the families Marriage and the face of slavery Coverture***** Subsumes the legal existence of the wife under the legal person of her husband Industrial revolution Switch from family mode of production to the label mode of production Living space transition from self sufficient home production to factories Freed up kids to be economically independent earlier Decline in the age of marriage Standard of living plummeted Efforts of early labor union, banning kids under the age of 9 to work Victorian era (1850) How the family was lived in the upper-middle class and the upper class Gives us language and ideals and images of the family into the 1960s  Start from an economic change- separation of spheres The outgrow of the switch from the family mode of production to the working mode of  production The home was the women’s place- she shouldn’t leave the home Shelter her home and her children from the outside world Cult of true womanhood Women are weak, they are fragile, they need to be sheltered from the dangerous  outside world Men were strong and were able to fight the outside world Moral womanhood
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1910-1935 decline of Victorian ideal
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