Cult Of Domesticity In The 1800s

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During the time that these two documents were created, America was going through social and economic changes. The Cult of Domesticity was becoming a social norm throughout the Nation. Women were encouraged to not only be responsible for household duties, but also to create a nurturing environment for their family and husband. Women were taking more responsibility in educating their children and providing guidance. During the 1800s there was a unification of the economy. The Market Revolution caused major changes to America and the economy. More Americans moved to larger cities to find work in factories and warehouses. Urbanization of the North was expanding rapidly, and some cities tripled in size due to the sudden influx of farmers and immigrants.

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