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Feminism in 1960's America

Concilium project

Madison Beresford

on 24 September 2012

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Transcript of Feminism in 1960's America

1960's America Feminism Women's Rights values, lives, roles, stereotypes, etc. QUESTIONING EVERYTHING How does it affect women today? Betty Friedan was a very important part of Feminism in the 1960's Betty Friedan AAS commitee on status of women She wrote a book about feminism in 1963 titled The Feminine Mystique Feminism: The doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men. Founded N.O.W.
in 1966 David Felton/How Feminism Works This is an organization supporting Women's rights. N.O.W. National Organization for Women Their goal is to create equality for all women around the world. xTimeline Not many rights for women in the 60s.
Women started to fight for status equal to that of men in the 1960s.
Women of this time period made great progress in their quest for equality.
Eventually they found what they were looking for. 46 years later the organization still has 500,000 members. Before this decade many women felt they had no freedom or choices. American women during this time seemed to have a certain stereotype to live up to that they wanted to escape. They finally captured the chance during this era. Women can anything they want.
They can anything they
All women can
and get a job.
They enjoy the to make their own and themselves. A lot of this may not have happened without the feminist movements of the 1960s and all of the women who fought for their rights. The Guardian/Jessica Ennis with her gold metal Founded in 1966 Madison Beresford ~ study wear make their own money freedom choices Feminists at the Miss America protest marching with signs 100 women attended the Miss America Pageant in 1968 in order to protest the fact that it made women into beauty objects, instead of human beings. Protests
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