Changing Roles of Women

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Learn about the changing roles of women from the homemaker of the 1950s to the push for equal rights today.

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Changing Roles of Women

  1. 1. Changing Women’s Roles By; Chelsea Tubbs, Dany Linville, and Brent Cox
  2. 2. The “Ideal Family” <ul><li>During the 1950’s, the “ideal family” consist of a mother, a father, and their children, as the backbone of American society. </li></ul><ul><li>To function smoothly women had to accept their role as homemakers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Betty Frieden <ul><li>During the 1960’s women started to retaliate </li></ul><ul><li>In 1963 Frieden wrote a book called The Feminine Mystique. </li></ul><ul><li>She helped establish the National Organization for Women. </li></ul><ul><li>She also wrote a book called The Second Stage, in 1981. </li></ul><ul><li>She wanted women to be just as equal as men. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Betty Frieden <ul><li>Quote from Betty Frieden’s book The Feminine Mystique </li></ul><ul><li>“ Are the women who finished college, the women who once had dreams beyond housewifery, the ones who suffer the most? According to the experts they are,” </li></ul>
  5. 5. National Organization for Women <ul><li>Established by Betty Frieden to stop discrimination against women. </li></ul><ul><li>They dedicated themselves to winning ‘true equality fro all women” and to attain a “full and equal partnership of the sexes.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gloria Steinem <ul><li>Gloria Steinem attempted  change awareness of women's little rights, through mass media. She became the most famous feminist leader of the 1970's </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gloria Steinem <ul><li>“ Sex and race, because they are easily visible differences, have been the primary ways of organizing human beings into superior and inferior groups, and into the cheap labor on which this system still depends.&quot; </li></ul>
  8. 8. Equal Rights Amendment <ul><li>Proposed amendment to the constitution to guarantee gender equality. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Phyllis Schlafly <ul><li>In 1972, Phyllis Schlafly was a conservative political activist that denounced women liberation as  &quot;a total assault on the family, on marriage, and on children“ </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s roles are in the household not outside the home. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Phyllis Schlafly <ul><li>“ Women have babies and men provide support. If you don’t like the way we're made you've got to take it up with God.&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 11. Feminism <ul><li>Theory that women and men should have political, social, and economic equality. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Women’s goals <ul><li>The goal of the women’s role changing movement was that they wanted to have equal rights and be as equal as a man. </li></ul>
  13. 13. WORKS CITED <ul><li>Gloria Steinem </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. weeklystandard .com/ weblogs /TWSFP/253727820_a8950ee535_o.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/agents/images/steinemandhughes.gif </li></ul><ul><li>Phyllis Schlafly </li></ul><ul><li>http://www1. cuny . edu /portal_ ur /content/ womens _leadership/photos/feminism1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.asc.ohio-state.edu/is/image/eHistory/reviews/review4.jpg </li></ul>

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