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Women in the 1920s in north carolina most americans believed that women should not work outside the home if their husbands held jobs explore women's history. Working woman, japan, c 1900 national museum of denmark this article focuses on women's gender roles in modern japan we cannot discuss these roles without touching on gender role history and the roles of men. For the first time in american history, women from every part of the class spectrum were serving in the war in some capacity women who were left on the home. Womens role in society in the 1800s history essay had given them roles as the home keepers, ethical keepers for the home and the entire society, as well as house. Thousands of women in the north and south joined volunteer brigades and signed up to work as nurses it was the first time in american history that women played a significant role in a war effort.
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