Byit was almost as likely for a white girl as a white boy to attend school, even in farming regions of the country.
Jobs opened up in factories, retail establishments and offices, giving single women new options. And, the Census of found that the proportion of literacy for young women was actually higher than of young men. The extent to which farm women felt any fulfillment or larger Ladies want nsa PA Mc clure 17841 may indeed have been tied to how well they could balance the tensions between the expectations of the culture and the Woman seeking sex Bellbrook, unrelenting tasks of housekeeping, child rearing and farm life.
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How-to manuals, magazine and newspaper articles set high, if not impossible, standards for moral rectitude, cleanliness and cheerfulness. Middle and upper class women could and did seek medical care from male doctors. As publicly supported education expanded in the early decades of the 19th century, girls were included along with boys. Morality was protected through the promulgation of Protestant beliefs and social protest against alcohol, poverty and the decay of urban living. For example, for every women who were twenty inmore than 5 would die of tuberculosis by age 30, more than 8 by age Disease was real, and devastating.
The movement for equal education for girls and boys moved forward almost without opposition.
Their lives, however, were tied to house and children, endlessly unacknowledged work, little opportunity for outside contact or variety of experience, and little relief from everyday triviality. Instead the need for such education was tied to the needs of the new republic; women would make sure that patriot sons were reared properly. On average, women earlier in the century gave birth to seven live babies in her lifetime.
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Pulling against these traditions was the sense Woodland IL 3 somes urgency, movement and progress so evident in the geographical, industrial, technological and political changes affecting the country. Once doors had been opened, expectations raised and new skills learned, how women used their education or what conclusions they drew from it were not always what their Looking for date fun and single man — or society — intended.
Then there was making the family garments and seasonal preserving of fruits, vegetables and meat. The intent of educating women — making them better wives and mothers — showed every indication of doing just the opposite. All my life I have been engaged in the study of their special ailments, and no conclusion is more firmly rooted in my mind than a devout thankfulness that I belong to the other sex. Even so, a college educated woman was seen as benefit to herself, her husband and her family.
While she does so much for the comfort of others, she nearly ruins her own health and life. By the end of the 19th Meet local singles SC Leesville 29070, it became evident that college-educated women did not marry as often as other women. Oberlin College in Ohio was the first to admit women in And when the Michigan legislature founded a state university that same year, it provided places for women, although women were not actually allowed to attend until Even when women were admitted to some private and public colleges, they were not treated as equals.
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The weekly schedule of "drudge" likely included laundry on Monday, ironing and mending on Tuesday, baking on Wednesday and Saturday, daily tidying of kitchen and parlor, and thorough cleaning on Thursday and again on Saturday. These home remedies were often supplemented with a myriad patent medicines, many with high percentages of alcohol, and the liberal use of laudanum. Beset by long days of labor, they were often exhausted, mentally and physically.
Probably the most disputed piece of clothing during this period was the corset. Feminists attacked corseting because of its potential harm to internal organs and its restriction of movement. Women sought higher education, too, first in all female institutions and then in co-ed environments.
Much was written in the closing White river junction VT housewives personals of the nineteenth century about the innate health — or lack of it — of the female. Implicit in this advice is the notion that by keeping a clean, neat, pious home and filling it with warmth and inviting smells, women are achieving their highest calling. Even so, many women responded to the challenges place before them with humor and pride. The idea fitted nicely Asian hottie free sex date the social ideology that women were the rearers of children and the moral companions of men within the family, so some education seemed appropriate.
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Beecher devoted much effort to glorifying housekeeping and attempting to convince her readers that their daily duties, however tedious or distressing, constituted important works ased to them by Nature and God. She went so far as to suggest a explicit weekly schedules and rational des for the kitchen and cooking areas. And, if they married at all, they did so later in life, and consequently had fewer children.
This was in addition to Native new yorker seeks Santander romantic, three meals a day, hauling water and keeping the fire burning in the stove, a chore that in itself took at least one hour each day. Women wrote letters that described the endless, repetitive work undertaken week by week.
They advised physicians to counsel their female patients on the dangers of corseting. Corresponding to the idea of "separate spheres" for women and men in society, the idea that women were, by their nature, sickly, complemented the idea that men were robust, aggressive, healthy and thus naturally predisposed to the harsh, competitive world of work while women were more suited to the quiet, sanctified life of the home.
Even popular literature, where illustrations of the latest fashions prevailed, commented on corseting. Even with this reduction in birthrate, many families lost children early, before they reached adulthood. Elaborate dresses, with bustles, and nipped waists and yards of heavy fabric and lace, illustrated the s of these magazines. During planting and harvest, if she did not work in the fields herself, she provided room and board for the extra help that did.
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One reported that the "well-dressed" woman of the late nineteenth century wore 37 pounds of clothing in the winter, 19 which hung from her corseted waist. Between andtheir birthrates dropped by half, while those of blacks and European immigrants grew, even though their childhood death rates were higher.
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Regardless of who did the counting, the figures always showed that at least a fourth of women who graduated from college never married, more that double the proportion of non-college women. Long term of wearing the undergarment included fractured ribs, collapsed lungs, displacement of the liver and uterine prolapses. Often, too, the scope of work extended to the farm itself.
Seven out of ten people in the United States lived in small towns with populations under or on farms in In Indiana, the census reported a population of almost 2 million residents, about 55 per square mile, 1, men andwomen. One woman wrote to the Household in"I omitted corsets when speaking of underthings.
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Early in the century, though, this acceptance stopped short of college. Bythe figure was almost and by the end of the century, the had grown to From until the middle of the twentieth century, female high school graduates outed male graduates.
Her many manuals and cookbooks offered not only a philosophy for housekeeping, but practical methods for accomplishing those philosophical ends. Few objections were raised to the idea that girls should be educated on par with boys. Both physicians and early feminists decried their use. Despite the growth of industry, urban centers and immigration, America Beautiful couples wants orgasm Pocatello Idaho the late 19th century was still predominantly rural. The "Cult of Domesticity, " first named and identified in the early part of the century, was solidly entrenched by late nineteenth century, especially in rural environments.
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Rural women were required, by the nature of their work, to be healthy and strong. The realities posed by the sheer of tasks to be completed daily, monthly and yearly stressed even the hardiest of women. Housework took on a scientific quality, efficiency being the watchword. Bythe birthrate had dropped to an average of 3.