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A Woman's Life 1850-1890

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rachel hodgins

on 14 October 2014

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Transcript of A Woman's Life 1850-1890

A Woman's Life 1850-1890
What Were The Households Like?
Many households were dependent upon female earnings, especially those households run by widows. Meaning women mostly did all the work around the house hold.
What Were Their Surroundings?
The 1850s was not so fashionable. It has a dirt road with houses on the side. The houses were mostly wooden. They were small houses but big enough to fit a women, a man, and a couple children. They had wooden boats and water near by to go sailing. They had a couple major buildings but not that much. Most were small little houses for families.
Woman From 1850's
Conclusion
Woman were restricted by social conventions and were limited on opportunities and women were expected to marry and have children, and be financially dependent on their husbands.


This is a picture of a woman in 1850
A Woman's Hobbies
Women didn't really have hobbies. They were usually too busy with work around the house such as cleaning, cooking, taking care of their families when sick, shopping, etc. So, they didn't have time for hobbies which meant that they didn't really have time to do anything that they wanted to do. They could only do things they had to do.
A Woman's Home Life
What Job Did A Woman Have?
Well, Woman rarely had careers and most professions refused to allow woman. Woman were allowed to become teachers but, teacher was a low job and they were paid badly.
A Woman's Education
Women didn't get much or any education because of all the other stuff they had to do around the house such as, clean, cook, take care of the husband, take care of the children, etc.
What Was The Role Of A Woman?
In 1850 all the women were expected to take care of the house, husband, children, clean, cook, etc. When they were home they were always doing something wheather it was cleaning, cooking, or taking care of her family.
In conclusion, women had many responsibilities around their houses and had to take care of their family even if the women was sick. They only could get one job which was a teacher. The women didn't really get much education or opportunities because they were women and people didn't think that they should get education. Men got the education. The only time women would get education was if they were going to become teachers to teach the men or to teach the younger women that would one day become teachers.
A Women from 1850's
A women from 1850s
THANK YOU FOR WATCHING AND LISTENING TO OUR PRESENTATION! WE HOPE YOU ENJOYED IT AND LEARNED ABOUT THE WOMEN IN 1850s!!
CREATED BY: ANGELA AND RACHEL
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