Women in the Gilded Age

Women in the Gilded Age

The idea was to create a maternal commonwealth. Upper-middle-class women of the late 19th century were not content with the cult of domesticity of the early 1800s. Many had become college educated and yearned to put their knowledge and skills to work for the public good.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

In what ways did middle class women embrace a larger social role during the Gilded Age?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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