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    Role Of Women Before Ww1

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    the role of women prior to WW1. Prior to WW1 most women worked domestically in the house and were expected to learn proper etiquette. Women were supposed to be in the house and look after the children. Women in the working class had to work in any job they could find because they needed to contribute to household income. Overall, women were not allowed to work at particular jobs like being in government because they were considered to be appropriate for men only. What was the role of women during

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    numbers looked at women to join the armed forces during the Second World War. At the peak of women’s involvement in the armed forces, 2% of women in the United Kingdom were in the military. At the beginning of the war, the British government created the Auxiliary Territorial Service, putting women in volunteer non-combatant roles. Mostly clerical, to allow men to serve in the front. However, when manpower dried up, they brought the ATS into the Army Act and restricted leave and allowed women into operational

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    been over a million deaths and the role of women in England had changed in many different ways. This essay will be evaluating to what extent WW1 was a turning point for women, through evaluating a variety of contributing sources for their usefulness and reliability. Traditionally, WW1 has been viewed as a positive turning point for women. This is because before WW1 women had mainly been resigned to the role of a housewife and were considered to be inferior. Women that did work were mainly working

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    Essay On Ww1 Women

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    could have been expected; however, for women, it is clear that WW1 brought with it a significant change in their identity. The actions of women and men in WW1 were a huge step towards gender equality. The catalyst behind the change in women’s identity was brought out due to the conscription debate. For women before the war their primary place was within the household although after the war their roles grew outside the workplace. The actions of women in WW1 were a huge step in the development of

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    WW1 has changed a lot of different things that has changed society in some positive ways. One thing is how women and African Americans were viewed. During the war, both groups did different things to help and they got certain things out of it. Some things happened over seas, and some things happened here in America. When the men have left to go fight in the war overseas, they left their jobs. Because of all the holes in factories, they needed to be taken or the factories and businesses couldn’t

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    Similarities Topical sentence: A) Both war led to heavy casualties. 1) WW1: Estimated to be 10 million dead, 21 million wounded, and 7.7 million missing or imprisoned. 2) WW2: More than 40 million men and women were serving in the armed forces by 1944 and civilian and military deaths exceeded 55 million. Topical sentence: B) same both created a new international co-operation hoping to prevent further conflicts in the future. 1) WW1: The League of Nations was formed in the hope of preventing another

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    Women After Ww1 Analysis

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    One interpretation shows that women benefited politically from the war after the end of WW1. Source A1, highlights how WW1 impacted both women as a whole, as well as the Suffrage movement, by showing that they were a crucial part in Britain's success in the war. The source shows an extract from the BBC Website in 2008, states how women benefited from the war, both politically, and in terms of equality, as shown in February 1918, where they receive the right to vote, in the "Representation of People

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    Schlieffen Plan

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    devastating wars in history. This war, lasting from 1914 to 1918, is known for killing more people than any previous war. It started out in Austria-Hungry and proceeded to spread to nearly every part of the world. Though it was a gruesome war, the roles of World War I were important in the shaping of western civilization for posterity socially, economically, and geopolitically. World War I started on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after the assassination of the Archduke

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    Women's Response To Ww1

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    WW1 allowed many women in the early 20th century to show they were capable of working and running a society while the men were away fighting. During this time many job opportunities opened up, many of which in civil service, which gave women the opportunity to have a higher paying, more skilled job, contrasting greatly to the typical tedious jobs such as cooking and cleaning which they were expected to do. This gave women much more financial stability and independence demonstrating that they were

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    fight and how the role of women changed during the war. I will also be examining the use of propaganda used to influence the civilian population. World War I had a significant and lasting impact on Australian society. As a result of WW1, Australia’s society became an unbiased environment for Women, because they were given the opportunity to do jobs that had been left empty by men who had gone to fight the Germans. Life for

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