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Child Rearing

Summary: It talks about child rearing practices of the seventeenth and eighteenth century.
Methods of child-rearing practices and the general view of children changed between the sixteenth and the eighteenth century in many different ways. Sixteenth century methods of discipline were based on little or no insight to a child's mind and were strictly based on perfection. The seventeenth century parent's concept of children altered while child-rearing practices stayed the same. The eighteenth century was a considerable turning point in parents discipline practices as well as in the parents overall view of children.

Perfection was a big part of handling children and how they lived in the sixteenth century. It was believed that if a child was not beaten, the spark of evil inside them would only grow (Doc 1). Upper class parents would swaddle their children by wrapping them in tight cloths so that their limbs would lay straight, helping them to grow straight. Parents would also scold a child for...

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