The Women's Liberation Movement

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1. The Women's Liberation Movement believed that not wearing make-up was an act of protest against what?

  • cruelty to children
  • lack of civil rights
  • male supremacy
  • animal testing
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2. Why did they protest about the Miss America contest?

  • They argued the contest encouraged cruelty to animals as the make-up used had been tested on animals.
  • They argued the whole contest degraded the position of women.
  • They argued the whole contest degraded the position of men.

3. Was burning their bras a successful act of protest?

  • No
  • Yes

4. Members of the Women's Liberation Movement were also known as...

  • Weatherwomen
  • feminists
  • freedom riders
  • boycotters

5. What did the feminists do at the Miss America beauty contest?

  • They crowned a sheep 'Miss America'
  • They crowned a sheepdog 'Miss America'
  • They crowned a cow 'Miss America'
  • They crowned a dog 'Miss America'


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