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Title: Women in Society


1
Women in Society
-cult of domesticity husband, children, home,
church -could not vote in most
places -could not own property or keep wages
if husband lived
2
Reformers
-Abolitionists / Suffrage Grimke
sisters Lucretia Mott Elizabeth
Stanton Susan B. Anthony -Temperance move to
ban alcohol
3
Womens Reforms
-Abolitionists / Suffrage Grimke
sisters Lucretia Mott Elizabeth
Stanton Susan B. Anthony -Temperance move to
ban alcohol
4
Womens Reforms
-Abolitionists / Suffrage Grimke
sisters Lucretia Mott Elizabeth
Stanton Susan B. Anthony -Temperance move to
ban alcohol
5
Womens Reforms
-Abolitionists / Suffrage Grimke
sisters Lucretia Mott Elizabeth
Stanton Susan B. Anthony -Temperance move to
ban alcohol
6
Womens Reforms
-Abolitionists / Suffrage Grimke
sisters Lucretia Mott Elizabeth
Stanton Susan B. Anthony -Temperance move to
ban alcohol
7
Womens Movement
-women saw increased opportunities in reform
movements -Seneca Falls Convention,
1848 Declaration of Sentiments
8
Womens Movement
-women saw increased opportunities in reform
movements -Seneca Falls Convention,
1848 Declaration of Sentiments
9
Reforms
-Womens Education Catherine Beecher Oberlin
College -Health Reform Elizabeth
Blackwell Amelia Bloomer
10
Markets Expand
-by the mid 1800s people were no longer totally
self-sufficient produce one product, buy all
others -specialization -capitalism -standard
of living rose for almost everyone
11
Transportation Changes
-Robert Fulton steam powered ships -many
canals were built after Erie was
completed -growth of railroads
12
Transportation Changes
-Robert Fulton steam powered ships -many
canals were built after Erie was
completed -growth of railroads
13
Inventions Improve Life
-Charles Goodyear vulcanized rubber -I.M.
Singer sewing machines -Samuel
Morse telegraph Morse code
14
Agriculture
-people began to move into the mid-western parts
of the nation -lots of available farm
lands -John Deere steel plows -Cyrus
McCormick mechanical reaper
15
Changing Workplace
-development of industry -decline of skilled
labor -growth of urban areas -cost of goods
decreased and supply increased
16
Factory System Begins
-Lowell textile mills -factory
system -company town for young girls -strict
control over the workers lives -factory
conditions would warn of future problems
17
Working Conditions
-long hours -six days a week -poor ventilation
and lighting -unsafe working conditions -devel
opment of labor unions and strikes
18
Immigration
-lots of immigration in the mid 1800s -mostly
Irish or German -most immigrants settled in
groups -low wages of immigrants caused problems
with other workers -Growth of Nativism -Know-Not
hing Party
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