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Transcript of 1800's
Women's Rights Movement
Seneca Falls Convention
(July 19, 1848- July 20 1848)
The Nineteenth Amendment
(August 18, 1920)
The Feminine Mystique By Betty Friedan
Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in 1972 to secure justice for women equality to men.
Women had the right to abortions during the first 3 months of her pregnancy after the Supreme Court ruled it in 1973 in Roe vs. Wade.
Females today cannot be discriminated in “any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance,” according to the Higher Education Act passed by Congress in 1972.
Women from all over gathered in cities such as Washington, New York City, and Chicago to protest against President Trump’s inauguration.
Approximately 400,000 women participated in New York City, 500,000 in Washington, and 250,000 in Chicago.
By: Fiona Prelvukaj & Amber Improgo
What do you know about the women's rights movement based on background knowledge?
Does women's rights still need to be addressed today?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
A two day convention that took place at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, NY
"A Convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of women."
It was the first convention to be held in the United States.
TRUE OR FALSE
Known as women's suffrage
The Nineteenth Amendment gave women the right to vote
Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton helped make the Nineteenth Amendment possible
Betty Friedan being a women who went to college, married to a doctor, and had children, felt like there was something missing and she had to do something. This led her to being one of the founders of NOW.
Betty Friedan had the things that a women should "need" and "'want."
Turn and Talk
Betty Friedan's 1963 book The Feminine Mystique helped launch the women's liberation movement by showing that many college-educate women were frustrated by their limited opportunities
The women's rights movement largely grew out of the reaction to the Warren Court decision
The Nineteenth Amendment provided women with equal rights
Women still fight for equal pay
In 1973, the Supreme Court Ruled in Roe V. Wade that women have the right to choose an abortion within the first three months of pregnancy
(January 21, 2017)
The National Organization for Women (NOW) was inspired by the Civil Rights Act 1964 which prohibited discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, and gender.
Betty Friedan, co-founder of National Organization for Women (NOW) made in 1966, that was created to help women gain rights.
The creation of NOW helped child care facilities. This allowed mothers to continue with their job or education.
Beginning of the Women's Rights Movement
1920's Women's Rights
Fight for right to vote.
The Feminine Mystique
“She directed campaigns to end sex-classified employment notices, for greater representation of women in government, for child-care centers for working mothers, and for legalized abortion and other reforms”
What do you see ?
1960's Women's Rights
"era of second-wave feminism began"
A conservative apart of the pro-family movement.
Against the Equal Rights Amendment that was passed.
”...would lead to a “parade of horribles,” such as drafting of women, the end of laws protecting homemakers, the end of a husband’s responsibility to provide for his family, and same-sex marriages."
1970's Women's Rights Movement
The realization of the unequal pay for women that had the same jobs as men.
Equal Pay Act established on June 10, 1963 passed by congress.
“To prohibit discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce”
This was an act that President John Fitzgerald Kennedy agreed with the Equal Pay Act.
“This act represents many years of effort by labor, management, and several private organizations unassociated with labor or management, to call attention to the unconscionable practice of paying female employees less wages than male employees for the same job” -JFK