The Industrial Revolution, the Hanoverian period saw poor women and children joining men in textile work but roles remained separated by gender. Everyone’s public and private lives were kept compartmentalized by gender, skill, and class level and every job had different levels of scrutiny by the government based on those working there as well as the patrons. In a sense the lower class, particularly the women were criminalized for taking whatever work they could find it. Once again, scholars presenting the female narrative must emphasize the religious scorn of adop...
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... said that the poor’s lifestyles was most definitely oppressed by the upper class that did not understand them. Additionally, their responses to those laws and other government interventions during this time of marginalization were completely justified. However, knowing the consequences could mean death, especially with the food riots, the decision to act against the government in the manner they had may not have been the wisest. Still, higher society criminalized the poor and it was certainly not done as a means to make the crisis any better. If one believes that a sovereign government is responsible for the wellbeing of its people it was very obvious Britain had failed. Historiographically, there could be more available on the women’s experience during this era. However, when examining the topic through legislation the passions of the poor are certainly quite clear.
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