Achievements, and lack thereof, of the Women's Movement

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1. What was the problem with the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

  • Phyllis Schlafly actively opposed the women's movement and was active in politics so managed to prevent the Act from being fully enforced.
  • The Equal Opportunities Commission didn't take female discrimination seriously, so the Act wasn't fully enforced.
  • The Supreme Court didn't take the issue of female discrimination seriously, so the Act wasn't fully enforced.
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2. President ... removed the limit on women in the military, but they still couldn't go into battle.

  • Eisenhower
  • Johnson
  • Truman
  • Kennedy

3. ... City banned 'men only' facilities such as bars, but there was still discrimination everywhere else.

  • Phoenix
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Seattle

4. Which woman stood for President but only got 27 votes?

  • Betty Friedan
  • Phyllis Schlafly
  • Margaret Chase Smith
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

5. The contraceptive pill let women plan their pregnancies, but only some states allowed it and usually only for married women. True or False?

  • True
  • False

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