Women's Role In The Scientific Revolution By Caroline Herschel

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With this week’s reading material, the illustration of the social role that women held in the era of Scientific Revolution was painted very clearly. The role that women held was mainly to feed their family, clean, and attend to whatever needs their family may need. However, there were some women that were self determined to be different than the typical social role. These women discovered new things and kept discovering even when the society around them told them it was not acceptable. These women were not recognized for their accomplishments and some were not even bothered that they were not recognized at all. For example, Caroline Herschel worked alongside her brother and helped him discover many things but was never insistent on being recognized
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