preview

Inequality Between Men And Women In The Progressive Era

Satisfactory Essays
The right that women have today is not what it was in the Progressive Era. Women did not have the right to wear what they want, to do what they want, and to choose what they are going to be in the future. Their future was chosen by the society and that was to become a housewife. In this era while women were told how to behave, men were free to become whatever they wanted to be and to do what they wanted. Eventually, this inequality lead to various revolution that was related to women’s right, one of the activists that lead these revolutions was Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote a book called “Women and Economics” which explained the inequality between men and women in the progressive era (Foner 698). Although women had
Get Access