Women’s Rights. “If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women. ” -Abigail Adams. “Remember the Ladies”.
“If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.”
The Average Middle Class family included a working man and a stay at home mom. When this became common, it fully supported the view that men alone should support the family.
Women became known as WEAK and DELICATE people.
A woman’s place became in the home alone.
then came the CULT OF DOMESTICITY:
It became seen all around the magazines and newspapers-everywhere in culture. The ideal that provided women a way to live as stay at home mothers.
For the true woman, a woman's rights were:
The right to love whom others scorn,
The right to comfort and to mourn,
The right to shed new joy on earth,
The right to feel the soul's high worth,
Such woman's rights a God will bless
And crown their champions with success.
-turn out persisted for weeks and eventually the board took away the rent hike and it was a successful revolt.