Women in the 18th century
July 23, 2012
What stood out to me today was how the women lived in the Todd House. One example of how women were treated back then is divorce law. I believe women have more rights in marriage now than the 18th century.
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Did You Know?
George Washington, the nation’s first president, ran his two administrations in Philadelphia from his rented house near the corner of Sixth and Market Streets. Wife Martha, two young grandchildren and as many as 24 servants, including enslaved men and women from Mount Vernon, made up his household.