Republican Motherhood Argumentative Analysis

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Women were not permitted to directly involve themselves in politics; however, the idea of Republican motherhood gave women the ability to expand their learning in the field. This was done to encourage women to take on the role as an educator and teach their sons the necessary material, such as the principles of liberty and government, required of them to become proper future citizens. Although the idea did not grant women with real civil rights, it did present them with the chance to be apart of politics, by being educators amongst the topics, and also reinforced the trend that men are companions in marriage rather than authoritative figures. This trend posed insight into the little rights and little freedom that women were given at the time.

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