Many 21st century women think they have a long way to go to secure the same rights and privileges 21st century men enjoy. I’m one of them. Still, life has gotten better. Here’s a description of what was expected of 19th century women. It ‘s a good explanation of why Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her middle class friends said, “Enough!”
The article is one big block of type, but worth reading, especially near the middle to end, where the writer describes the True Woman.