Successes The positive successes brought from the Reconstruction were: The reunification of the Union.
Combining the disciplines of literary theory and psychology… Prologue to a social movement In the aftermath of World War IIthe lives of women in developed countries changed dramatically. Household technology eased the burdens of homemaking, life expectancies increased dramatically, and the growth of the service sector opened up thousands of jobs not dependent on physical strength.
It became a worldwide best seller and raised feminist consciousness by stressing that liberation for women was liberation for men too. Women who had been told that they had it all—nice houses, lovely children, responsible husbands—were deadened by domesticity, she said, and they were too socially conditioned to recognize their own desperation.
The Feminine Mystique was an immediate best seller. Friedan had struck a chord. By Junethey had concluded that polite requests were insufficient. The organization was not an instant success. By the end of its second year, NOW had just 1, members and was racked by ideological divisions.
Two other measures stirred enormous controversy: Constitution to ensure equality of rights, regardless of sexand the other demanded the liberalization of What were the successes and failures and abortion. When some NOW members called for repeal of all abortion laws, other members left the fledgling organization, convinced that this latest action would undermine their struggles against economic and legal discrimination.
Ironically, sexist attitudes had pervaded s radical politics, with some women being exploited or treated unequally within those movements. It had no officers, no mailing address, no printed agenda. What it did have was attitude.
The Redstockings also held speak-outs on rape to focus national attention on the problem of violence against women. NOW leaders were looking for reform; the more radical women were plotting a revolution.
With the eventual backing of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissionwomen gained access to jobs in every corner of the U. Record numbers of women ran for—and started winning—political office.
InCongress passed Title IX of the Higher Education Act, which prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational program receiving federal funds and thereby forced all-male schools to open their doors to women and athletic programs to sponsor and finance female sports teams.
And inin its controversial ruling on Roe v. Wadethe United States Supreme Court legalized abortion. But its ratification by the states became a rallying point for the backlash against feminism.
Antifeminists such as Phyllis Schlafly organized a crusade against the amendment, warning—correctly or not—that it would, among other things, invalidate state sodomy laws, outlaw single sex bathrooms in public places, legalize same-sex marriageand make taxpayer-funded abortion a constitutional right.
Needing 38 states to ratify within 10 years of its passage by Congress, the amendment fell three states short. Steinem, GloriaGloria Steinem, Congressional debateThe reintroduction of the Equal Rights Amendment in Congress spurred intense debate in The role of women in the armed forces became a point of contention as some hoisted the standard of equality while others protested that mothers should not be sent off to war.
By the s, a movement that was once defined by its radical pitch had taken on new tones—some of them conservative. That divide deepened when, inNorma McCorveythe plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, declared her opposition to abortion on demand.
With a growing number of young children spending their early years in institutional day care, debates erupted over whether women were abdicating their maternal responsibilities and whether federal policies that gave tax breaks to working mothers were encouraging a further deterioration of the family unit.
Feminists were further targeted as the primary culprits behind the many by-products of the sexual revolution, from the increased rate of teen pregnancy to the spread of AIDS.Jan 07, · Freedmen's Bureau and many other smaller associations were formed.
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Feb 08, · His successes outweigh his failures greatly. Yet it was these few failures that became his downfall. Napoleon was born on August 15, , in Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica to a family of lower nobility.
Apr 14, · The goals were laudable. The medicine administered, however, resting on a simplistic and idyllic vision of what pre-colonial life had been like, was worse.
At first, he merely encouraged peasants to move to Ujamaa villages, where farming would be communal. Failures The invasion showed flaws in the U.S. communication system. Soldiers were sent into battle with little to no information, and whatever little information they had can best be described as supposition.
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The greatest successes achieved by liberalism in the s were related to (a) the institution of civil rights as an explicit policy and responsibility of .