Political identity that women ascribed to after the revolutionary war. Middle class white woman
- Mrs. = Mr's women's identity was consumed by husbands after marriage. Women are given responsibility of husbands during the war by becoming "Deputy of Husband"
- They can hire people, keep the homestead running, etc. Women are given the responsibility to instill that sense of virtuous citizenship to husband and children. Had the ability to speak in a court of law.
Social status remains the same, but responsibility grows.
Women gain the role as an educator.