By Zachary Chastain
In tough frontier cabins, tidy farmhouses, and chic townhouses, americans within the 1800s have been devoted to residing in addition and as very easily as their situations allowed. the yankee domestic used to be a sacred establishment, the seat of family members lifestyles the place the patriarch governed with mom at his part as mother or father of the house, and the kids have been raised with strict self-discipline and robust values.
Changes in flavor and style, advancements in expertise (indoor plumbing and a number of latest labor-saving devices), and social swap remodeled domestic and relations existence within the 1800s, as possibilities for rest actions and commercially produced client items got here close by of the typical American.
But the robust American culture of the sanctity of the house, consumerism, and the significance of a cheerful relations lifestyles has its roots within the houses of nineteenth-century americans.
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