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  • 1. Priscilla Rosila Mr. Hunt U.S History 8 February 2011 Changing Roles for Women at Home http://hubpages.com/hub/Roles-of-Women-in-World-War
  • 2.
    • In Early America, women had different roles in the farm life than men.
    • White female slave owners had to discipline the slaves.
    • From the 18 th -19 th centuries, African-American women worked as slaves.
    • Women ran the households.
    Women's roles before WWI http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/Images/Women%20working%20during%20WWI%20280_tcm4-568293.jpg
  • 3.
    • In the 19 th century, women worked in factories.
    • During the civil war, women worked in manufactures such as textile factories.
    • Some women worked in jobs that were considered dangerous at the time, such as nurses and hospital organizers.
    During the 19th Century http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQy1jVRNa_pm83s0g7oK3CWgZzr9shcH6d0VuOrUZ86yP2vjuke4A
  • 4.
    • Women worked as nurses, journalists, and telephone operators.
    • They provided food and supplies for the soldiers.
    • Some women entertained troops.
    • Women entertained troops with songs, dances, lectures, reading, and poetry.
    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/283514_f520.jpg Women working during WWI
  • 5.
    • Russian women actually took part in combat.
    • The famous women soldiers were called the “Battalion of Death”.
    • Their leader was Maria Botchkareva, a 25-year-old peasant girl.
    Russian Women During the WWI http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2a/Womens_battalion.jpg/220px-Womens_battalion.jpg
  • 6.
    • In 1890 40% of African American women were employed and 44% in 1920.
    • In 1890, only 15% of native-born white women were employed
    • In 1890, 20% of foreign-born white women were employed.
    • Women were starting to work outside instead of the domestic life style they used to have.
    Women's Participation Percentage http://s1.hubimg.com/u/283444_f260.jpg
  • 7. Bibliography
    • American History, S.v. "women in the Workplace," Accessed February 8, 2011. Http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/.
    • Library of Congress .
    • We Can Do It .
    • Women at Milling Machines during World War I.
    • Women Awake .