This lesson starts with a look at Victorian morals to emphasize the subservient/protected status of women in the 1800s. It then describes how the industrial revolution provided middle class women with increasing opportunites to get out into the world, first as volunteers for reputable charities and churches, and later in the workplace. Emphasis is put on how advertising affected women's attitudes and self-esteem, leading to the vote and more particitation in public life.
In the PowerPoint, the color flowchart develops slide by slide while other notes for the students scroll down the side. There are also extensive photos with captions mixed in to illustrate the lesson and capture students’ interest. This packet also contains a student reading, flowchart, and the author’s own research notes with lots of details and interesting trivia.
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