Thesis Domestic ideology had a significant impact on women in New England during the 1930s since they were often considered as inferior compared and not equal to men, hence were denied several rights which men were entitled to. Nevertheless this resulted in the rise of women’s rights as women stood firm to demand fair and equal treatment relative to men. Since the domesticity ideology favored and supported women, it was widely accepted in the south. Both men and women had positive attitudes and perception towards it hence they were receptive of it. Response to question 1 According to the first essay, the impact of a domestic ideology on women in New England was immense.