Evolution of the American Woman
Arianna Gonzalez 3rd Hour
Job Opportunities: Victorian Women did not work, they stayed home took care of the children and made sure the house was clean and took care of their husband.
Educational Opportunities: Victorian Women were not freely given opportunities to to study, which made it difficult for women to break free from the societal constraints.
Appearance/Fashion: Were expected to be seen as "weak", "helpless" and "fragile" . Victorian Women wore beautiful gowns, V waist, bell sleeves, engageates, and layering of trims.
Activities/Hobbies: Sewing, cooking, tea parties
Job Opportunities: 1920's Women worked while the men went off to war, the number of working women increased by 25 percent.
Appearance/Fashion: 1920's Women wore clothing that was more convenient for activity and stopped wearing long skirts and corsets.
Activities/Hobbies: Outdoor Activities
"Post WWII" Women
Job Opportunities: Once the war was over, federal and civilian polices replaced women workers with men.
Educational Opportunities: Women still did not have as many education opportunities as men
Appearance/Fashion: Wore shorter skirts, more makeup, etc.
Activities/Hobbies: Working in factories, having a life and going out more then they have in the past.
"Modern Day" Women
Job Opportunities: Women now have to opportunity to do the same jobs as men ex. police officer, lawyer, doctor, army, etc.
Educational Opportunities: The modern Women has many education opportunities, as much as men do. They can go to school and study things of their choice.
Appearance/Fashion: Modern Women wear less clothing, and basically wear anything they like too.
Activities/Hobbies: Sports, go out and party