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570 Birth of Mohammed: Quran
Caba (temple) said to be built by Mohammed
Muslims pray 5 times a day and face towards the Caba
separate men and women in mosques, women wear burkas/hijab
men allowed to have more than 1 wife
urged to marry young
12251274 Thomas Aquinas: Raised the question of abortion. Ancient greek. A birth of a
female was viewed as a birth error, hence people seeked to produce only males. A
“pricey” visit to the priest could grant the permission to know the sex of the child, but
ultimately for the permission of abortion. Money influence the priest decision. Called
the “selling of indulgences.”
1233 Pope Gregory begins the Inquisition from 14501780 over 250,000 people executed:
Lasted 500 years!!!
Early Scientist were punished because of their discoveries. A prime example would be
Galileo, who was put in house arrest until his death. Those who had sex outside of
marriage would be punished. Often women would get caught, due to their unexpected
pregnancies. 7 1456 First Printing Press: Improved literacy, and mass productions of bibles.
1518 Martin Luther: 95 theses on the Disputation for the Classification of the Power of
Indulgences: Fell in love with a nun, and was not granted permission to marry, so he
formed the Protestant church, and allowed for act of divorce and remarry.
1534 Henry VIII: Act of Supremacy: Defended Martin Luther, because he wanted a
divorce. Henry the 8th used to be a part of the Catholic church.
1869 Pope Pius IX: life begins at conception. not allowed to get an abortion. (he can’t stop you
1872 Victoria Woodhull runs for President:
Befriended wealthiest man in America (Vanderbilt)
Promoted female sexual freedom, called marriage a house of prostitution in newspapers she
printed with her wealth
1873 Anthony Comstock: Act of Suppression of Trade in and Circulation of Obscene
Literature and Articles of Immoral Use:
Hated Woodhull, he was part of the church
Passed the Articles of Immoral use law to keep her newspaper from being printed since they
spoke of birth control
Articles of Immoral Use means birth control, it was considered immoral and a sin and this law
made it illegal
18831966 Margaret Sanger:
Broke law outlying birth control
Mother died after 18 pregnancies, she blamed her father and the Catholic Church for this
Taught people how to use condoms and diaphragms, put in jail for these actions
Started planned parenthood
Tried to find better method of birth control, birth control pill discovered in 1960
1905 Havelock Ellis: 3 Contributions to the theory of sex:
women have rights to sex,
homosexuality and masturbation was healthy, and sex important in marriages
1947 Alfred Kinsey: Male Sexuality: took sexual stats let it be known the high level of sexuality in
women. First to teach sexual education.
1960 US Approval of the birth control pill
8 1965 Griswald vs. Connecticut
Supreme Court rules US co...
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This test prep was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course EDP 363 taught by Professor Brownstein during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08