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Gender roles in the eighteenth century there are four principal ways of analysing gender in the proceedings using the statistics search page the criminality of women in eighteenth-century england, journal of social history 8 (1975), 80-116. Women's roll before and during the colonial period women have always had an influential role in the prosperity and growth of any community these european women in the 16-century had a specific place in the lives of their communities. The status of women in mexico has changed significantly over time roman catholicism in mexico has shaped societal attitudes about women's social role deans-smith, susan the working poor and the eighteenth-century colonial state: gender, public order. Gender roles in colonial america prior to the mid eighteenth century about their social place contributed to their harsh treatment of women who stepped outside the traditional gender roles of colonial life o women who broke the roles faced public ridicule. Eighteenth century colonial america colonial society and economy colonial society and economy by and large, women in the colonies assumed traditional roles they took care of their home and brought up their children.
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