Martha Washington Dbq Analysis

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As described in Document 1, the woman says that she has learned to knit and make stockings for the servants. She feels kind of like a slave, because she has to stay at home with hardly any freedoms. Since the husband was the provider at this time, there typically was not a lot of revenue and funds for purchase of things like a cap or gown just like this woman says. At this time, women even like Martha Washington were not highly influential or played a significant role and she was even the President 's
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