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

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1. What issue didn't the Equal Pay Act address?

  • Discrimination against women seeking jobs in the first place.
  • Requiring employers to pay women the same as men for the same job.
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2. President ... removed the limit on women in the military, but they still couldn't go into battle.

  • Truman
  • Johnson
  • Kennedy
  • Eisenhower

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

  • 1969
  • 1971
  • 1972
  • 1970

4. 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

5. The 1964 Civil Rights Act made it illegal to discriminate on the grounds of...

  • disability
  • background or class
  • appearance
  • gender
  • age

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