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The Arguments Against Feminist During The 1800's

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associated the public life, work, bread winning and being the economic supporter for his family . Males and females were expected to stay within their sphere as it was seen as the natural way of life. This confined females greatly to what change they would experience between 1837 and 1901. The arguments against feminist during this time period, were based around this notion of spheres and it would create chaos in society if women were to leave their spheres . An example of this is in the debate surrounding women becoming doctors. It was acceptable for women to be nurses because that was a position of caring and nurturing which were female qualities . Females were capable and well suited for this position. However, if women were to become doctors,
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