Reasons for the Women's Movement

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1. Which very influential book blamed many of the social problems of the 1950s, such as teenage drinking and delinquency in career women?

  • STOP ERA, The Book
  • The Feminine Mystique
  • Modern Women: the Lost Sex
  • 50s Women: the Ruination of Society
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2. What percentage of technical workers were men?

  • 85%
  • 80%
  • 90%
  • 95%

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

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

4. 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

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

5. 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 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 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 president. She refused and continued to campaign for women's rights until death in 1960.

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