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2. Eleanor Roosevelt, ... Roosevelt's wife campaigned for equality for women before the war. During the war she pressed for childcare for working women on the home front.

  • Harry S.
  • William B.
  • Franklin D.
  • Theodore F.

3. What does NOW stand for?

  • the National Opportunities for Women
  • the National Organisation for Women
  • the Now Or Work
  • the Need Of Women

4. Women who went out to work instead of getting married were...

  • treated with great suspicion by the rest of society.
  • considered as selfless and were admired for this reason.
  • treated as first class citizens and were rewarded for their hard work.

5. Women were now better educated so they could have a professional career. In 1950 there were ... women at university. By 1960, this had reached ....

  • In 1950 there were 467,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.2 million.
  • In 1950 there were 812,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.4 million.
  • In 1950 there were 721,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.3 million.
  • In 1950 there were 650,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.5 million.

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