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Industrial Revolution Part 3: Women & the IR

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women of different classes
-What did poor people sometimes have to do with their doors? -What real invention was shown in the video? -How much coal did the "posh" people burn per day?
women of different classes
women of different classes
Cottage industry
Factory work
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Percentage of women in industry from          1787          1830          1840
Factory work
Women in the cotton industry
total women
girls 12 and under
Agriculture
Factories
Total
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Factory work
Women in the cotton industry
total women
girls 12 and under
if the majority of women working in factories in 1833 were under the age of 12, what are a few things that might tell us about the advancement (or non-advancement) of women's rights?
Why were they working? What types of jobs were they doing? Was this a good thing or a bad thing?
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Domestic Services
Domestic Services
Textile industry
Textile industry
Public Admin.
Public Admin.
86%
49%
5%
Roughly 1833
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male and female average wages in 1833 (by age)
Shillings per Week
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male and female average wages in 1833 (by age)
Shillings per Week
What might cause male and female wages to separate as they get older?
What might cause female wages to decrease over their lifetime?
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In 1833
What similarities do you see between the two graphs?