Opposition to the women's movement

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1. Phyllis Schlafly was the most influential opponent. She was an author and had been active in politics. She had worked as a researcher for several US politicians and had stood for Congress on several occasions between ...

  • 1952 and 1970.
  • 1962 and 1970.
  • 1950 and 1968.
  • 1954 and 1969.
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2. Some women opposed the women's movement because they genuinely believed in and accepted the traditional role of women. True or false?

  • True
  • False

3. Why did some oppose ERA?

  • Because it would require women to serve in combat and they thought it would have a bad influence on family life.
  • Because they didn't like the idea of equality.
  • Because they thought equality would require them to do more work.

4. Some women opposed the women's movement because they believed that NOW was dominated by white middle-class females and didn't seem to be doing enough to help...

  • old women
  • young women
  • poor women
  • disabled women
  • black women

5. Some women opposed the women's movement because they objected to the extreme demands and methods of...

  • the Women's Liberation Movement
  • The National Organisation for Women
  • the National Women's Caucus
  • the Women's Campaign Fund


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