Reasons for the Women's Movement

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1. 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 721,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.3 million.
  • In 1950 there were 812,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.4 million.
  • In 1950 there were 650,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.5 million.
  • In 1950 there were 467,000 women at university. By 1960, this had reached 1.2 million.
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2. In the 1950s, increasing numbers of women, especially from ... backgrounds, began to challenge their traditional role and became increasingly frustrated with life as a housewife.

  • upper middle class
  • upper class
  • middle class
  • working class

3. By the early 1970s, NOW had ... members and had encouraged the formation of other groups such as the National Women's Caucus and the Wome

  • 50,000
  • 40,000
  • 30,000
  • 60,000

4. When was NOW set up?

  • 1966
  • 1964
  • 1967
  • 1965

5. What percentage of technical workers were men?

  • 80%
  • 90%
  • 85%
  • 95%

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