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Women in the 1930's
Transcript of Women in the 1930's
expected to do? * Modern Day Differences: Marriage Work Cited -Brimmed hats
-Gloves and house dresses
-One outfit a day/occasion
-Take care of children
-Household chores, Cleaning & Cooking
-Work for little to no money
-Treated like slaves
than men -Fewer children
-Most finished secondary school
-Same rights as men
-Important professions~ Wife and Motherhood
-Defined as one with husband, gave up name, and property came under husband's control.
-Did not have the right to own property and enter contracts
-Cooking, cleaning, and caring for children was expected grew up
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-No pants allowed
-Calf length dresses
-Black dresses Woman's Rights -Right to vote
-Minimal political roles
-One who shot and killed her husband would be accused of homicide, but the shooting of a wife by her husband could be termed a "passion shooting."
-Fewer legal rights and career opportunity
* 1930's Actions toward human rights -Laws passed to earn equality
-Earned right to vote
-held rallies and protests to earn rights
Work -Unable to work needing muscular or intellectual development
-12 hours a day.
-In 1930, 2 percent were lawyers and judges
-In 1989, 22 percent
-In 1930 almost no women engineers
Work Cited Continued... Women's International Center. "Women's History in America." N.p., 1995. Web. 2 Dec. 2012. <http://www.wic.org/misc/history.htm>.
"Women's Rights in the 1930s in Amer..." Women's Rights in the 1930s in America. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2012. <http://uk.ask.com/beauty/Women's-Rights-in-the-1930s-in-America>.