If women relaxed their standards of acceptable partners, the impact of the war on first marriage may have been lessened. The average age at first marriage and percentage never married decline steadily as the census moves west. McGuire Diary of a Southern Refugee.
John Blassingame, for example, has argued that the death of white men in the war led to a postwar increase in sexual contacts between white women and black men in New Orleans. For the situation in governmental politics, see Cohabitation government. After the war, there were fewer people in a position to make large purchases.
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Diane Sommerville, Orville Vemon Burton. Relative to southern men born a generation earlier or later, white men in the postwar South had more potential spouses to choose from and married at a slightly younger age. The couple, married 47 years, remained sexually active until he had quintuple heart bypass surgery two years before his death in The split between urban and rural residence for people who had cohabited is indicates
LeeAnn Whites has made the most forceful case for interpreting the war as a crisis in gender. Linda J. Table 2 includes estimates of the proportion of native-born white men and women ages 40—49 and 50—59 currently widowed by birth cohort.