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2. When was the first Married Women's property Act?

  • 1884
  • 1857
  • 1870
  • 1882

3. What was the main advantage of the Divorce and Matrimonial causes Act?

  • A wife separated from her husband could sue and be sued in court.
  • A deserted wife could now keep her own income.
  • Divorces could now occur through the courts rather than through a private Act of Parliament.
  • A married woman could now inherit the same as a single woman.

4. When was the Contagious Disease act introduced?

  • 1864
  • 1869
  • 1856
  • 1866

5. What could middle class women work as in the early 19th century?

  • Dressmakers, milliners or governesses.
  • Dressmakers, shopkeepers or milliners.
  • Milliners, governesses or cleaners.

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