Women and Work

One was documented 5 about Eulalia Perez, a woman in Spanish California in the early 19th century, and document 4, about Mary Prince who was an enslaved salt raker also in the early 19th century. Please answer the questions and check the attached PDF: What do you think about women’s contributions during that period? Was their labor necessary and who benefited from it? Did anything surprise you from these readings?  Document 4 “Mary Prince Describes Her Work as an Enslaved Salt Raker” p. 62. Document 5 “Eulalia Perez Recalls her Work in a Mission in Spanish California in the Early Nineteenth Century” p. 64