Reasons for the Women's Movement

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1. At first people listened to Eleanor Roosevelt because she was Roosevelt's wife but she was so popular that when he died she was urged to run as .... She refused and continued to campaign for women's rights until death in ....

  • At first people listened to Eleanor Roosevelt because she was Roosevelt's wife but she was so popular that when he died she was urged to run as president. She refused and continued to campaign for women's rights until death in 1967.
  • At first people listened to Eleanor Roosevelt because she was Roosevelt's wife but she was so popular that when he died she was urged to run as vice president. She refused and continued to campaign for women's rights until death in 1970.
  • At first people listened to Eleanor Roosevelt because she was Roosevelt's wife but she was so popular that when he died she was urged to run as vice president. She refused and continued to campaign for women's rights until death in 1962.
  • At first people listened to Eleanor Roosevelt because she was Roosevelt's wife but she was so popular that when he died she was urged to run as president. She refused and continued to campaign for women's rights until death in 1960.
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2. These women's rights groups challenged discrimination in courts and, in a series of cases between 1966 and 1971, secured $... in back pay owed to women who hadn't been paid equal wages to men.

  • $25 million
  • $40 million
  • $30 million
  • $15 million

3. The results of Eleanor Roosevelt's commission to investigate the status of women at work were reported in ... and highlighted women's second class status in employment.

  • 1963
  • 1962
  • 1961
  • 1960

4. Many female teenagers were strongly influenced by the greater freedom of the 'swinging sixties' which encouraged them to...

  • dress in male clothing.
  • challenge traditional attitudes and roles.
  • get part time jobs.
  • protest about equality.

5. Eleanor Roosevelt was asked by President ... to head a commission to investigate the status of women at work.

  • Kennedy
  • Truman
  • Johnson
  • Roosevelt
  • Eisenhower

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