All throughout history women have been degraded and suppressed for not being a man. Starting in the roman days, women had to be reliant on the men in support of them. Their man was in charge of them and what they does and if they weren't married, these were under their fathers control. For instance, women were not able to teach because of the fact it provided them too much authority and authority (Mountjoy 14). It was expected in the nineteenth century modern culture that men were able..