Social Roles 1754-1800

Social Roles 1754-1800

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  • 1776
  • She forgot to say white women.
  • New Jersey women's voting rights
  • In 1776 the state constitution granted voting rights to all landowners. Women were encouraged to vote if they owned property.
  • We own property, so that means we can vote!
  • 1787
  • Thomas Jefferson quote
  • Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people.
  • 1790
  • If we fought in the war could we have even gotten true freedom?
  • Enlightenment Ideas in slavery
  • Why can we not cast our own bid for freedom as it is our natural right? We are chosen people of God!
  • Liberty is a natural right!
  • 1790s
  • Republican Motherhood
  • Woman should be taught to uphold ideas of Republicanism so we can pass Republican values to our sons.
  • We know this idea separates us from men, but it encourages us to receive education and gives us a sense of importance in society.
  • 1790s
  • ... and keep in mind to embrace the Enlightenment ideas that fuel Republicanism, son!
  • Republican Motherhood
  • Wow this is great! Now my mom can be involved in politics and teach me about Republican ideals with education... but this doesn't allow women to go into political activity outside the realm of women...
  • 1800
  • Although we were both not granted immediate equality,
  • We gained our inspirations to fight for this equality and our rights from revolutionary sentiments!
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