American Families

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CHFD 225
Oct 18, 2023
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The American Family Over Time Adashia Ragin APUS CHFD 225
There was a point in time where the idea of the American family was one that was made up of mother, father, and children. A father's job was to be a bread winner and a mother's job was to take care of the household. However, what is considered the American family now is far from what it once was. There are many different components that currently makeup the American family. Introduction
The role of the American woman is decided by men. The Civil War was extremely difficult on the family unit. The father and eldest sons were typically the primary breadwinners, and families suffered greatly when they left home to fight. The Early Years: Civil War (1861-1865)
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