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When was the first angel in the house concept?
1854
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What did the concept come from? what is it?
A poem, term meaning she should be the perfect wife, looking after her husbands kids house and him.
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most were unmarried by 1870, why was this?
Male mortality higher in childhood, so more girls lived. many marriageable men migrated to empire. living costs higher, men wanted to be able to support a woman before marrying her.
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What was the separate sphere idea?
that men and woman could occupy seperate different spheres within society, men at the workplace, woman in the home.
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What work was there for woman at this time, how was it seen ?
dressmakers, domestic servants, milliners, governesses. If you did it showed your family had fallen on hard times, and you were not full-filling your role of angel in the house and was not a lady.
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How was it seen if a man cheated?
he was simply allowing his animal feelings to get the better of him.
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How was it seen if a woman cheated?
It was unforgivable, she was betraying her husband and children.
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In mid nineteenth century, woman had no separate legal identity. This meant?
Once married everything she owned, her husband now owned and could do with as he pleased.
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What was the husband responsible with though?
Paying the debts.
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The martimonial and divorce act, passed through because of caroline Norton. Was when and what?
1857, meant divorces could go through law courts, taking away the cost and slowness. Proof was needed against partner. Deserted wife could keep her income. courts could order payment to her, she could inherit property like a single woman, sue and be
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What did The husbands had to proove?
Adultery by the wife.
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What did wives have to proove?
men commited adultery, and another thing such as bigamy, ****, ******, **********, cruelty, desertion.
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When, what was the first CDA act?
1864, applied to specific naval ports and garrison towns. police could arrest prostitutes, and give an internal examination. if infected detained until cured, if she refuses she is thrown into jail and had to prove virtuous to a court.
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when. what was the second CDA act?
extended to a three month examination of suspected prostitutes within 10 miles of garrison towns
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When, what was the third CDA act?
allowed suspected prostitutes to be locked up for five days before examination.
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When, what was the reform bill?
1867, extended franchise to house holders and lodgers who had been resident 12 months. for skilled artisans and tenant farmers.
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