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01:08 Today’s Points 1. By the mid 1970s, economic, cultural, and political trends mixed with a reaction to the women’s movement and sexual revolution and an emerging tax revolt to create a general shift toward conservative politics. 2. This change in American politics during the 1970s has left unresolved tensions in ideas of freedom and equality that continue to shape contemporary challenges and political conflict in US society. QUIZ Responsible Sex Battle of the Sexes how accurately is this? Are changes really about battling against one another? The 1970s and the Rise of Conservative Politics Lecture 29 Pt. I—Cultural Conservatives: Reaction Against the Sexual Revolution & Women’s Movement A. The Anti-ERA Movement B. The New Right Equal Rights Amendment (1972) A proposed amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on sex by the federal government and the states Never ratified by sufficient number (2/3) of states strong movement that blocks peoples’
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course HIST 207 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Cal Poly.

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