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

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

  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Phoenix
  • Seattle
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2. In which year was the Equal Pay Act passed through Congress?

  • 1964
  • 1963
  • 1962
  • 1965

3. 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.

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

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

5. In which year did the Supreme Court rule that the US Constitution gave men and women equal rights?

  • 1970
  • 1969
  • 1972
  • 1971

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