DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 10/21/10 , Topic: Feminism 2) Next line, write “ Opener #33 ” and then: 1) Write 1 high + 1 low in last 24 hours 2) Rate your understanding of yesterday: lost < 1-5 > too easy (3 is perfect) 3) Respond to the Opener by writing at least 1 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Announcements: None
Agenda 1) How did Women’s Rights come out of the Industrial Revolution?
Notes #32a , Title: “ Late 1800s: Capitalist Response ” 1) Imperialism : Indus. nations conquer/find new customers, increasing jobs=workers gain power (more on imperialism later) 2) Suffrage : France-1848 : all men (though they elect Napoleon III who becomes dictator) and UK -1832: more men>1918: all men 3) Social Reforms : More powerful workers + more voters + fear of socialism= a) Factory Act of 1833: <13children , <9hrs b) Elementary Education Act 1870: public edu c) Public Health Act of 1872: city sanitation d) Property Act of 1875: Right to strike e) National Insurance Act of 1911: workers comp f) Parliament Act of 1911: HOC greater than HOL
Notes #32b , Title: “ Industrial cultural notes ” 1) Victorian Morality : Middle class: men work, women make home husband’s refuge. 2) Feminism : Equal rights for men and women. British Law: Women property belong to husband. Husband could beat wife with stick thinner than your thumb. Women could be imprisoned for denying their husband. 1800s society’s idea waist was 15 to 18 inches
Notes #33a , Title: “ Feminism Notes ” 1) Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) : Strongest usage of enlightenment ideas to further women’s rights. Mary Wollstonecraft Facts Father abused her mom 19 Moved on her own Saved her sister from her husband 38 Died giving birth to Mary Shelly (who goes on to write Frankenstein)
Notes #33a , Title: “ Feminism Notes ” 1) Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) : Strongest usage of enlightenment ideas to further women’s rights. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) “ I love man as my fellow; but his scepter , real, or usurped, extends not to me, unless the reason of an individual demands my homage ; and even then the submission is to reason , and not to man ... Liberty is the mother of virtue , and if women are, by their very constitution, slaves , and not allowed to breathe the sharp invigorating air of freedom... Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre , the mind shapes itself to the body, and, roaming round its gilt cage , only seeks to adore its prison .”
Notes #33a , Title: “ Feminism Notes ” 2) Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) : Lead movement to win women’s vote ( suffrage ) through militant (radical, sometimes violent) means 3) Woman’s Suffrage : UK:1918, US:1930, France:1944 Women made most progress with education access and worker protection ( work gave women power )
We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers. - Emmeline Pankhurst
Emily Wilding Davison
Journ #33a , “ Suffrage Movement ” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why . 2) Then write down what your partner thinks ( include their name at the end ). 1 2 3 4 5 CON: Women should not break the law 1) Violent women will only make more enemies 2) Women can win through their charms 3) Violence and law breaking is never the answer to any problem. PRO: Women should fight for the right to vote 1) Poor men had to use violence to win the right 2) Peaceful women will be ignored by men 3) Violence is terrible, but women are slaves, so violence is justified
'Women's Rights,' with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feelings and propriety. Feminists ought to get a good whipping. - Queen Victoria
Notes #33b , Title: “ Feminism Notes ” 4) John Stuart Mills : Father of modern liberals John Stuart Mills Facts Also strongest advocate for women’s rights. His wife was also Harriet Mill was also a gifted scholar.
Journ #33b , Title “ Feminism ” Read the first page, then answer: 1) What is Mill saying about women’s demands at home? (Sec 2) 2) What is Mill saying about women’s demands from society? (Sec 3) 3) What is Mill saying that women do that put limits on themselves (Sec 4) 4) What does Mill say in conclusion? (Sec 5)
Henrik Ibsen’s Doll House Skit Friday, you must memorize the skit to perform on film (10 pts) You can create large cue cards to aid you (but you will lose points if its obvious. You must also dress the part + turn in an annotated script.
BEST ACTOR WINS 5 EC BEST ACTRESS WINS 5 EC
Notes #33b , Title: “ Industrial cultural notes ” 5) Romanticism-Early Industrial Revolution (Early 1800s) : Art/music seeks to embrace nature , past (anti-industrialization). Music: Beethoven, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Wagner. 6) Impressionism-Late Industrial Revolution (Late 1800s) : Photos pushed art to be more abstract and emotional. Music: Debussy 7) Public Recreation : As machines takeover house work + laws reduce work hours, public recreation becomes popular (sports, boardwalks)
Romanticism: Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer above the Sea of Fog (1818)
Julia Margaret Cameron (1867)
Impressionism: Claude Monet, The White Water Lilies (1899)