Being a Woman in the Colonial Period

Being a Woman in the Colonial Period

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  • That was really mean of them to say...
  • You were considered a disgrace if you were not married past age 25...
  • psst psst... disgrace... psst... unmarried at 25... tsk tsk!
  • You didn't have a job, but to tend to the household, and behave appropriately. If you didn't uphold this you were beaten by your husband.
  • You are doing a terrible job!!
  • You were considered weak..
  • Want any help?
  • Not from you. You are weak!
  • Then why would I marry?
  • You were told from a young age that you were not supposed to show interest in men.
  • Remember never to love a man.
  • If I have to...
  • Marriages were strictly business arrangements, and were not for love.
  • Marry me!
  • If you were married, you were "owned by your husband".
  • You must act how I want or else!!
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