Family life in the 18th century

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18th century, Family Life, class, rich, middle class, poor, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Family life in the 18th century
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Family Life in the 18th Century Introduction: In the 18th century families began to express affection more openly, children were no longer seen as small adults, but as people with special needs. It was also demanded to show more gentleness in the handling with children. Rich families: Girls were forced to have slim bodies, so they only got little food to avoid an unfashionably healthy appereance, they also had to have tight waists and a pale face.With all that, they had better chances of a good marriage. Marriages were arranged by the parents, often their sons and daughters had to marry against their wishes. But also love and companionship were slowly becoming accepted reasons for a marriage. If there were loving feelings, they were less openly stated, maybe because they weren´t ...

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