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What was the Sheppard Townes Act?
First if federal welfare which provided federal funding for child and maternal health care
What decade is known as the rebirth of feminism?
When was NOW organized?
In what year did women get the right to vote?
What two issues did feminists work on prior to the Civil War?
Education and abolitionist movement
Who wrote the famous "Ain't I A Woman" speech?
Who was the leader of the NWP?
Who was the leader of the NAWSA?
Carrie Chapman Catt
Who is Malala Yousafzei?
Education activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014
What was the name of the woman who opened Troy Female Seminary?
Which college was the first one to become co-educational?
What is the significance of Title IX?
Gave females opportunities in education and athletics. If institution received federal funding may not discriminated on sex
Until which year could only fathers pass on citizenship to their children?
Which law gave women more opportunities in financial matters, such as being able to open their own bank accounts and credit cards?
Equal Credit Opportunity Act
What are the three obligations USA citizens have to their country, and which one is not shared equally?
Pay taxes, jury duty, and REGISTER FOR THE DRAFT
Which type of feminism is known as the mainstream type of feminism?
Which type of feminism advocates that we do not need to overhaul our society, just create equality within the system that we have?
Which type of feminism states that oppression is based on capitalism?
Which type of feminism states that there are multiple layers of oppression?
Which type of feminism states that oppression is based on sexuality and narrowly defined categories of sexuality?
Which theory advocates that oppression is a result of patriarchy?
What percentage of the military is currently women?
Who was the first woman elected to Congress?
Who was Carry Nation?
Against legalized alcohol, "hatchet woman"
Who were the two organizers of the first women's convention in Seneca Falls?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
Who was the woman who was very active with social welfare issues, opened Hull House, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931?
Who are the two senators for California?
Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris
Who did President Kennedy appoint to direct the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women?
Which theory of feminism advocates that inequality is a result of socially constructed inequalities as a result of culture and history?
Which theory advocates that the more money one has, the more influence one has?
Which theory is best at explaining men's violence against women?
Who was Ida B. Wells?
Journalist who wrote about radical injustices and the founder of the Alpha Suffrage Club
What type of methods did the NWP use to get women the right to vote?
More radical ones, picketing the White House, going on hunger strikes in jail
What type of methods did the NAWSA use to get women the right to vote?
Mainstream ones, lobbying and marches
What is the title of the document drafted at the first women's convention?
Declaration of Sentiments
According to lecture, it is important to broaden our K-12 curriculum so it is not limited to heterosexual, Caucasian, male perspective, since we know children learn in better if they can somehow identify with what they are learning?
Understanding the gender bias that occurs in standardized testing is important since national educational policy has moved toward more required testing at various grade levels
The NAWSA transformed into the League of Women Voters
All feminists who support equal treatment for everyone regardless of sexuality, endorse the Queer Theory of feminism
Women are the majority of students who major in science on college, including engineering and computer science
Married women could own property during Colonial Times
Abortions were legal during Colonial Times
We as a country so better than most other countries as it pertains to women being involved with politics and being elected officials
There are organizations composed mostly of men that advocates equal rights for women and men
Feminism is more about an attitude than about being male or female
Which if the following is a false statement regarding EMILY'S list?
It was founded in 1920
Most feminists believe that women's and men's positions in society are mostly the result of which of the following factors?
All of the above
What is a drawback to liberal feminism?
It does not explain institutionalized forms of oppression, such as racism and sexism
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