Did women have rights in Elizabethan time?
No. Only in modern history women have gained any rights.
During Elizabethan times the roles of women in society were extremely restricted, women were considered the weaker sex and dangerous due that their sexuality was supposed to be mystic and feared at the same time. The women of that time were supposed to represent virtues like obedience, silence, sexual chastity, piety, humility constancy and patience.
The Elizabethan women who were commoners would not have attended school or received any formal type of education. Elizabethan women would have had to learn how to govern a household and become skilled in all housewifely duties. Her education would have been purely of the domestic nature in preparation for the only real career option for a girl - marriage! Single Elizabethan women were sometimes looked upon with suspicion. It was often the single women…
People often paint the life of Elizabethan women as a life of dark and dismal slavery. But that picture is misleading. They say that women had no education rights, but then neither did men. In fact, an education was a luxury for most people. Upper class women were generally well-educated (Consider Queen Elizabeth I or Mary Sidney, sister of Sir Philip Sydney). They say that women had no voting rights, but nobody did. It was…
The right to vote came in 1920, but other rights have come a bit at a time. For the first time there are now 60 women in congress. In the 1990's the first woman became a fighter pilot. Women gained rights in sports with Title 4 of the civil rights act. Today women are still trying to get equal pay for equal work, financial freedom, rights concerning health care, and a whole host of things.
Well the rules of England was a queen, so they women there had good wrights at that time. :) hope it helped. ^wrong. Women in the 1600's did not have many rights even though there was a queen in rule. Queen Elizabeth didn't do much to improve the rights of women and some historians will say that women's rights decreased during her reign.
What specific groups may have felt left out of the Constitution and Bill of Rights when they were created?
The Elizabethan society did not allow most women any power outside of Queen Elizabeth herself. Women were expected to remain in their traditional roles as homemakers and mothers, and accept the authority of men. Although some highborn women were well educated, they were barred from entering the professions.
Islam helped women by liberating them and giving them rights during a time when they were seen as property of men. during that time taht had no right to property and little value in society. Islam gave the women rights by giving certain amounts of rights to their husband's property and they were given rights during divorce (they could not be left with nothing to help them survive after the divorce) these are a few…