Chapter 23 An Era of Social Change - Woman Fight For Equality
Terms, people, and events associated with the cultural changes that happened in the U.S. in the 1960's and 1970's.
Terms in this set (7)
the belief that women should possess the same political and economic rights as men
1921-2006. American feminist, activist and writer. Best known for starting the "Second Wave" of feminism through the writing of her book "The Feminine Mystique".
National Organization for Women
Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) called for equal employment opportunity and equal pay for women.
founder and original publisher of Ms. magazine, and was an influential co-convener of the National Women's Political Caucus.
Equal Right Amendment
Written in 1921 by Alice Paul and not passed in Congress until 1972. However, 38 states needed to ratify the amendment and failed to do so.
A conservative female political activist. She stopped the ERA from being passed, seeing that it would hinder women more than it would help them.
a late-20th-century alliance of conservative special-interest groups concerned with cultural, social, and moral issues