Third in the mid to late 1800s the women began to gain more rights and began to

Third in the mid to late 1800s the women began to

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Third, in the mid to late 1800's, the women began to gain more rights, and began to spread the field in which they worked. They began to outnumber the men in certain major fields. For example, Document G shows three major nonagricultural occupations that both the men and women participated. The men outnumbered the women in the Factory Work, but the women outnumbered the men in Teaching and Domestic Service. This shows that now the women are starting to find their niche in the workplace. They are starting to find suitable jobs that they can perform. Women are able to outnumber the men in more than one field of work which is a tremendous mental accomplishment for the women. Factory Work is still the men's field, but at least women know they can compete with the men in at least two areas of work. Even though the women should be proud of this accomplishment in their rights movement, they still do not have equality. They are being paid almost twenty dollars less than the men between 1837 and 1860 even though there are thousands more women than men. This is because the men still control the higher jobs, and the women do not have the respect of the men so they are not being paid fairly. This was shown in Document N, which was a line chart of female to male teachers and their wages. Also, this underpayment benefited the employers because now they could get cheap labor. This will later produced agrowth of factories and lead to laws restricting wages and age for workers. Although, without equal pay, the women will never have perfect equality, which is what they really are searching for. Lastly, in 1855, the women were really hungry for more and more rights, and that really shows in Document P, which is a portion of Lucy Stone's speech at National Woman's Rights Convention. She pretty much says how she believes the men are limiting thewomen to certain areas because they don't want them having the rights they do. Also, in 1840, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton traveled to London to attend the World Anti-Slavery Convention. Unfortunately, women were barred from participating in the conference and this experience of discrimination inspired them to organize the first women's rights convention. This convention met in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848. The Seneca Falls Convention attracted more than 200women, and this is where the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, was written. This document stated that men and women were created equal and that, like men, women were born with certain natural rights. It was the basis for the movement and inspired many men and women to help the cause of equal rights for women in the 1800's.
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The difference between the women in the 1700's and the women in the 1800's was that they just would think differently on what had to do with their social status. Due to the women's rights movement, every woman's life changed forever because their status changed from a housewife, to a working person. This also means that once they were married, they did not become non-existent like they would have in the
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