Women did not have an easy life during the American Colonial.
Women did not have an easy life during the American Colonial period. Before a woman reached 25 years of age, she was expected to be married with at least one child. Most, if not all, domestic tasks were performed by women, and most domestic goods and food were prepared and created by women. Women performed these tasks without having any legal acknowledgment. Although women had
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way from being total slaves of men. Slowly but surely, society's expectations and ideas of what a woman's role was to be was changing. As time passed, more choices were being added to how a woman could live her life. Colonial women had few choices - but more were coming along the way.
The Woman and the American Experience, Nancy Woloch, McGraw-Hill, 1994
Inventing the American Woman, An Inclusive History, Glenda Riley, Harlan Davidson, Inc., 1995