2_18_08 - Men work to earn a living economy grows and trans...

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http://www.libchrist.com/bible/1894.html Middle class, northeast, white women – the cult of womanhood Turn of the 19 th century Cotton gin 1797, eli witney, not profitable enough for the work, too labor intensive/”cotton is king” early 1800s Sphere – Feminine: domestic; Men: commercial, economic Women no longer make clothes so they stay home to tend the house
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Unformatted text preview: Men work to earn a living, economy grows and trans increases Job of domestic woman - educate family: teach religion (protestant), be submissive, pious, humble and charitable Change through: literary sources Control: sexual desire-purity Health: mid-wife, make profession for doctor with education necessary, women not admitted to medical school...
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