Cult Of Domesticity

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How did the cult of domesticity develop through the onset of the industrial revolution? The onset of the Industrial Era began to give some women more power and authority. Large economic growth and urbanization was taking place. Production of household goods were no longer necessary and were now being manufactured by factories and stores, increasing production, commerce and trade. Through economic expansion, and the rise in woman’s suffrage, business opportunities, evangelism and schools many families relocated to cities . Living standards had begun to improve , and a new type of family giving emphasis on the home was emerging. Throughout the 19th Century, women played extremely important roles in society. The Cult of Domesticity identified
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