Based on this document how would you describe a typical day for the workers of

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Based on this document, how would you describe a typical day for the workers of this factory? People with educational background, but not much pretention to family rank. Not an aristocracy Women that has to do housework themselves-not nobles Have to learn how to upkeep house themselves Focus solely on home and family Middle class is new social structure- first time poor people are able to afford things by working-working class Addressing them- middle class is growing. Help define what women should populate it. Lower class women- husband's income forced their wives to need to work How does the author, Sarah Ellis, define middle-class English women? Why does she address this document specifically to middle- class women in England? Make sure house is clean, food is cooked, everyone is taken care of § Important because of separate spheres of responsibility § Wife is manager of household § Health and welfare of family and home Need a Clean house- done by the servants who you can afford to What are a middle-class woman’s primary domestic duties? Why are these duties so important? (2)CHARACTRISTICS OF THE WOMEN OF ENGLAND; SARAH STICKNEY ELLIS (1839)-­‐ NEW RULES FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS
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Need a Clean house- done by the servants who you can afford to pay. Reality of how many servants middle class women employed-
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