Home Sweet Home: Around the House in the 1800s (Daily Life in America in the 1800s)

Home Sweet Home: Around the House in the 1800s (Daily Life in America in the 1800s)

Zachary Chastain


Overview

In tough frontier cabins, tidy farmhouses, and stylish townhouses, american citizens within the 1800s have been devoted to dwelling in addition and as conveniently as their situations allowed. the yank domestic used to be a sacred establishment, the seat of relations existence the place the patriarch governed with mom at his aspect as father or mother of the house, and the youngsters have been raised with strict self-discipline and robust values.

Changes in style and model, advancements in know-how (indoor plumbing and a number of latest labor-saving devices), and social switch remodeled domestic and relations lifestyles within the 1800s, as possibilities for relaxation actions and commercially produced purchaser items got here nearby of the common American.

But the robust American culture of the sanctity of the house, consumerism, and the significance of a contented relations lifestyles has its roots within the houses of nineteenth-century american citizens.

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