Birth control lecture outline

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Birth control lecture outline 2/16/10 I. Suffrage movements II. The origins of the birth control pill III. Population control, family planning and the Third World IV. Sexual politics I. Suffrage movements 1) Before the late 19 th century, voting rights in Western democracies were restricted to white men with property. Gradually working men, women then nonwhites could vote. 2) New Zealand was the first self-governing country in the world to give women the vote in national elections (1893.) 3) In the U.S., voting rights were granted to landless white men (1856), then nonwhite men (formally in 1870), women (1920), and adults 18-21 years old (1971.) The Voting Rights Act (1965) outlawed rules preventing minorities from voting. 4) Women’s Suffrage movements were the first organized feminist groups. II. The origins of the birth control pill 1) The women behind the birth control pill came out of Suffrage movements. Journalist Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) advocated for women to use contraception and to be
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2010 for the course HIST 20 taught by Professor Idon'tremember during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.

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