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Unformatted text preview: The Women’s Movement
c. 1950-1966 The Domestic Ideal of the 1950s
The “A Woman’s Place” The Suburban Image Home Economics Discontent among Housewives
Discontent Valium Betty
Betty Friedan’s Feminine Mystique (1963)
Feminine Typing-Pool Jobs Kennedy and Women’s Rights Election of 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon The “Women’s Vote” Did JFK Really Care? JFK’s Committee
Committee on the Status of Women
Committee The Committee Report, Oct. 1963 Economic discrimination exists No place for it in a “Free” Society Traditional Motherhood helps defeat
Communism Assassination: Nov. 1963 Civil Rights Act of 1964
5. Outlawed Jim Crow
Section VII: Employment
Discrimination against women?
Howard Smith’s “poison pill”
Ed Dirksen vs. the Senate Filibuster Organization of N.O.W., 1966
Organization Who? Why? – Long Term Why? – Immediate Spark Goal: Equal Access ...
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2011 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Flemming during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Spring '08
- US History