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Private family

Deals with intimacy and emotion
-expected to last forever
-pulled resources

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Pre revolution (1776)

Family: mini model of society
-expectations of family encompass many social institutions (school, religion, orphans, elderly care, work, etc)

3

Social standing (pre 1776)

Determined by family (ie. Politics, education)

4

Individual level (pre 1776)

Private family non existent
-lack of intimacy
-shared rooms

5

Societal level (pre 1776)

Family behaviors reflect you as individual
-church would make random unannounced visits
-focus on morality

6

Public family

One or more adults taking care of dependents.
-society benefits from it

7

Family home economy (pre 1776)

Mode of production
-self sufficient farms
-rear animals, harvest Wool, EVERYTHING produced on farm
-fam works together for survival

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Role of father (pre 1776)

Ultimate authority
-wife and children = servants
-controlled everything

9

Diversity (pre 1776)

-step families or 1 parent families (due to high morality rates)
-self marriages uncommon

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Modern American family (1776-1900)

Increasing importance of emotion
-affective individualism takes hold
-concern/desire with self satisfaction

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Separate spheres

-labor market emerges
-breadwinner homemaker-
-trading goods and services for wages
*seperation of work and home*
Home is seen more as a haven

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Cult of true womanhood

-women are spiritual guardians
-morally pure before and after marriage
-women are submissive
-domesticity as a "calling"

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Irony of cult

Stepping stone for many women's movements

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Father authority (1776-1900)


-less control over their daughters'marital choices

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Two spirit people

Behavior/actions of those of opposite sex

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African American families

-closer kinship ties