When the history of the Nineteenth Century comes to be written, women will appear as the organizers and leaders of great organized movements among their own sex for the first time in the history of the world.

Studies of Women's Voluntary Societies

Social Historians have studied Women's Associations at Boston, Salem, New York, Utica and Rochester

several attempts to classify societies

women's involvement not based on class so much as time in life

separate spheres led to some antagonism toward men

feminization of religion/Church


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