What Are Women's Rights In The Late 1800s

The women in the late 1800’s had a tough life because everyone expected a lot from them. Also back then women had no rights what so ever. American women in the late 1800s were not treated equally to men because women weren’t allowed to marry freely, women weren’t allowed to sell will property or have money and women weren’t allowed to vote.
First of all, women weren’t allowed to marry freely. Women’s parents very often choose who their daughters had to marry. Girls usually married in their early to mid-20s. Typically, the groom would be five years older. Not only did this reinforce the ‘natural’ hierarchy between the sexes, but it also made sound financial sense. A young man needed to be able to show that he earned enough money to support a wife and any future children before the girl’s father would give his permission. Some unfortunate couples were obliged to endure an
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They weren't treated equally to men. Donald Trump may say that women in the 1800s weren’t treated badly however, women couldn’t marry freely, couldn’t own property or had the right to vote. Women were second-class citizens. Women were expected to restrict their sphere of interest to the home and the family. Women were not encouraged to obtain a real education or pursue a professional career. After marriage, women did not have the right to own their own property, keep their own wages, or sign a contract. In addition, all women were denied the right to vote. Only after decades of intense political activity did women eventually win the right to vote.
In conclusion, the women in the late 1800’s had a rough time because they weren’t allowed to be themself. They had to fight for everything they had. Women’s rights have changed so much over the years. We learned that women were treated different because they weren’t allowed to marry freely, weren’t allowed to have property, and the didn’t have voting

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