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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 40-60% Family Life in the 18th Century Family Life in the 18th Century Girls would work up to 810 years as servants to save $ for their familyand future dowry Girls would work up to 8-10 years as servants to save $ for their familyand future dowry of womenwere not marriedat any given time 40-60% 33% illegitimate births increaed to There was little emotion attached to children as live expectancy intoadulthood was a lucky 50% Wet Nurses were used by upper class mothers Women and men were expected to contributeto financing their household, this came from working as servants for over 8 years double click to change this title text! By the late 1700'sless social pressureand greater economic issues meant less often men would marry Beginnings of formal education were being seen.These were usually religious institutes for aristocratic boys between 7-12 years old. Higher rates ofmarriage for love began to present in the late 1700's than previousrelationships for economic survival Domestic Service was the mostcommon form of work for a girl.Many suffered sexual exploitation,and would be fired if she became pregnant. 33%33%90% of all babies born in Paris were sent to foundling housesof those babies were from married couplesof all foundling house babies died 25 35 Life expectancy rose from todue to the lack of plague and starvation In 1750-1800 western Europestate family structures were composed of 1-2 generationsin one household. By the 1800'sfamily homes had up to 4 generations. Infanticide, while still condemned, became more popular. One example was over- laying. Negligent Wet Nurses were oftencalled Killing Nurses, as many babies would die under their "care". The early 18th century saw few illegitimate births due to the great social pressuresto marry if out of wedlock
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