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11.10.7 Analyze the women’s rights movement including the differing perspectives on the roles of Women.
Explain the impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Describe the 24 th amendment and it’s effects. Analyze the effects of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Describe de facto segregation Describe de jure segregation
Held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848 Organized by Elizabeth Stanton 300 women stated grievances (complaints), the needs for equal rights, and right to vote. Women strongly involved in movements for: Abolition of slavery Temperance (self-control) Progressivism Explain the significance of the Seneca Falls Convention
Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony establish suffrage group in 1890 Before WWI: Protests were successful in some states Gained suffrage (right to vote) During WWI: Women worked in defense industry Proved their abilities 19 th Amendment granted woman suffrage (right to vote) in 1920 Susan B. Anthony What is a suffrage movement? What is the impact of the 19 th Amendment?
Women were needed to work in new roles Manufacturing Business Military Fashions and social roles changed flappers independent **not limited to the roles of homemaker and mother Analyze the change in women’s roles due to the Wars
Feminism: Belief that women should have economic, political, and social equality with men. More women worked outside the home, but were limited to certain jobs. Clerical work, domestic service, social work, and teaching. Women became involved in political activism **led to women’s liberation movement Found that women were paid less than men Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned discrimination based on gender Established EEOC Male/female What is Feminism? Describe the roles of women outside the home
The Feminine Mystique (by Betty Friedan) Captured the discontent that many women were feeling By late 1960’s, women begin working together for change Discuss the impact of “The Feminine Mystique”
Founded by 28 women in 1966 Including Betty Friedan NOW pushed for Equal rights in work Equal rights in education Right to choose abortion Roe v. Wade court case Court ruled women have right to choose abortion during first 3 months of pregnancy 175,000 members in first 3 years What was NOW? What did it push for? Was it successful?
ERA passed by congress in 1972 Would guarantee both men and women enjoy same rights and protection under the law. Needed the support of 38 states to become part of the Constitution. Did not pass Due to conservative opposition led by Phyllis Schlafly Claimed that women should stay at home and raise children Men should provide for the family Trace the progress and fate of the ERA.
1. Describe the significance of the Seneca Falls Convention. 2. Explain the change in the of roles of women over the 20 th century. 3. List the goals of National Organization for Women (NOW). 4. Compare and contrast Betty Friedman and Phyllis Shlafly.