Women's Roles Dbq

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In the early years of history, women were always viewed as subordinate and less than of men. The factors that caused changes in women’s roles in the family, workplace, and society between 1815 and 1860 were mainly treatments by men and society’s attitude toward them. One of the factors that caused changes in women’s roles was the treatment toward them by men. According to document 4, women were mistreated by the men as they were placed lower in status. Women deserved the same privileges as men, especially in education, because they are the mother, the first constituted teacher of every human being by God (document 4). The image in document 2 depicted the selling of a mother from her child, a cruel act by men separating the child from his or