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Historical Events

Plymouth Colony Founded

1620

Demos

Smallpox Inoculation (Vaccine)

1720

part of the demographic transition theory - science and medicine --> lead to more modern idea that one doesn't have to suffer, there's HOPE!

American Revolution

1774 - 1776

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Reconstruction Era

1863 - 1872

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

Trends

Agrarian Societies

1600 - 1800

"Filling up the Frontier"

1650 - 1800

First Sexual Revolution

1790 - 1850

Industrialization

1800 - 1900

HIGH MOBILITY

1800 - 1950

The Cult of True Womanhood

1820 - 1890

First Demographic Transition

1820 - 1880

characterized by lower birth and death rates

Sexual Conservatism

1850 - 1960

Dating Culture Emerges

1920 - 2012

Lower Mobility

1950 - 2012

Second Demographic Transition

1960 - 2012

characterized by later marriage age, increase in premarital sex, cohabitation before marriage, increased divorce rate, and more maternal employment.

Second Sexual Revolution

1960 - 2012