Where does the ideology of separation of spheres fit into women’s long-term struggle for rights in the early to mid 1800s?

*Only Cite source is the 5 sources listed in this instructions
Purpose: Assess women’s long-term struggle for rights
Skills Used: Careful attention to detail reading assigned sources, comparing and contrasting, making a historical argument, presenting information in a written format.
Read/review the following materials below.

Cited Examples in the body (Must only use these examples) of the paper from all the assigned sources

1. Gail Collins, America’s Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines. Harper Perennial, 2007. ISBN 9780061227226

-Chapter 5 1800–1860: True Women, Separate Spheres, and Many Emergencies”
-Chapter 6 “Life Before the Civil War:Cleanliness and Corsetry”

2. Theda Perdue’s “Cherokee Women and the Trail of Tears” Journal of Women’s History; Bloomington, Ind. Vol. 1, Issue. 1, (Spring 1989):14-30. (pdf attached)

3. Jennifer Ladd Nelson, “Dress Reform and the Bloomer,” Journal of American and Comparative Cultures 23, no.1 (Spring, 2000). (pdf attached)

4. Beauty, Virtue & Vice Beauty, Virtue & Vice Introduction: Beauty, Virtue & Vice Introduction: 

5. “I grew Up in a Corset” 

In a 3-4 page double spaced (11 or 12 point font) essay, answer the question:

Instruction.

Where does the ideology of separation of spheres fit into women’s long-term struggle for rights in the early to mid 1800s?

I will be looking for:

An introduction that provides context of the time period and the concepts of Separation of Spheres and/or the Cult of Domesticity.

I encourage you to start the paper like the assignment asking you to fill out sentences. For example, “One thing people think they know about women’s struggle for rights in the early to mid 1800s is __________. But what they should understand is ____________. The ideology of separation of spheres helps explain this _________.