Monticello guides Kyle Chattleton and Laura-Michal Balderson discuss the social expectations and realities women of the gentry class  faced in 18th-Century Virginia and how they both aligned and diverged for Jefferson's eldest daughter, Martha Jefferson Randolph.

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