Roles Of Women In The 1800s

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A woman, as a wife and mother, has many roles and responsibilities that are often overlooked by both current and past generations. While one may think they can identify the main roles and expectations of a woman, there are often many that are unnoticed. Overtime, the tasks that women would do on a daily basis have changed drastically due to the pushing of equal rights leading in the direction of careers outside the home. However, most women have a compelling nature that leaves some roles remaining the same. Society has adapted in ways allowing women 's roles as a mother and wife to surpass those of a woman in the 1800s.
In the 19th century, women were often looked at as beneath or submissive to men. For example, if the man of the house
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