History, Womens lives

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The Industrial Revolution in part was fueled by the economic necessity of many women, single and married, to find waged work outside their home.

Women mostly found jobs in domestic service, textile factories, and piece work shops. They also worked in the coal mines. 

Coal mines had very bad conditions

People who inspected the coal mines said things such as:

(http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/bullet6.gif) Working conditions were often very unsanitory and the work dangerous.

(http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/bullet6.gif) Education suffered because of the demands of work.

(http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/bullet6.gif) Home life suffered as women…


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