Middle-Class Women In The Industrial Revolution

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I think the Industrial Revolution was the start, as the U.S. became more industrialized many women would find work in the mills. This created two classes of women: the working class women, women that worked outside the home, and middle class women, who were basically, stay home wives to keep the husband satisfied. This created way for organized protesting attempts. The working class women attempted to improve work environments and wages, while the middle-class women developed a sense of themselves as members of a cohesive group (encyclodpedia.com). This campaigning and protesting gave women a voice and this would lead to women’s rights movements. Women demanded to be treated as equal, to be more than a wife, a mother,
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