Second Wave Feminist Movement

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Second Wave Feminist Movement


By: jinrui (47 month(s) ago)

women are not inferior to the man.

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“The Problem that Has No Name” -Betty Friedman Second-Wave Feminist Movement By Alison Carrier, Lindsey Ahmed, Chelsea Martin & Jordan Williams

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Part 1: Historical Context

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Continuation of the earlier Feminist movement Betty Friedan’s Novel Post-War Boom (Baby Boom)

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Part 2: Goals

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Equality Ending discrimination Abortion & Birth Control Employment Equality of Political & Civil Rights

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Part 3: Activism

Women’s Equality Day : 

Women’s Equality Day Betty Friedan Bella Abzug Gloria Steinem

The Miss America Pageant Protest : 

The Miss America Pageant Protest

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Part 4: Key Figures

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Betty Friedan Traits: “Famously abrasive” “Thin-skinned” “Imperious” “Subject to screaming fits of temperament” “Pompous” “Egotistic” “Demanding” “Selfish” (February 4, 1921 – February 4, 2006) Personal Histories: Wrote The Feminist Mystique Journalist Wrote for Cosmopolitan Co-Founded NOW (National Organization For Women)

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“The problem lay buried, unspoken for man years in the minds of American women. It was strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States” -Betty Friedan, from The Feminine Mystique

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Traits: “Courageous yet vulnerable, beautiful but insecure, ambitious but generous, intelligent yet sometimes willfully blind” (March 25, 1934 – ) Personal Histories: Lived in India for 2 years Undercover Playboy Bunny Political Journalist Redstockings Ms. Magazine founder Gloria Steinem

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“In a way, what happens to men is called ‘politics’ and what happens to women is called ‘culture’. We’ve taken one giant step forward by convincing the majority of the country that women can do what men can do.” -Gloria Steinem, founder of Ms. Magazine

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Part 5: Readings

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The Ideal Perfect Housewife : 

The Ideal Perfect Housewife

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Speech: “WE BELIEVE that this nation has a capacity at least as great as other nations, to innovate new social institutions which will enable women to enjoy true equality of opportunity and responsibility in society…” NOW Statement of Purpose

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Song: I am woman, hear me roarIn numbers too big to ignoreAnd I know too much to go back an' pretend'cause I've heard it all beforeAnd I've been down there on the floorNo one's ever gonna keep me down againOh yes I am wiseBut it's wisdom born of painYes, I've paid the priceBut look how much I gainedIf I have to, I can do anythingI am strong (strong)I am invincible (invincible)I am womanYou can bend but never break me'cause it only serves to make meMore determined to achieve my final goalAnd I come back even strongerNot a novice any longer'cause you've deepened the conviction in my soul I am woman watch me growSee me standing toe to toeAs I spread my lovin' arms across the landBut I'm still an embryoWith a long long way to goUntil I make my brother understandOh yes I am wiseBut it's wisdom born of painYes, I've paid the priceBut look how much I gainedIf I have to I can face anythingI am strong (strong)I am invincible (invincible)I am womanOh, I am womanI am invincibleI am strongI am womanI am invincibleI am strongI am woman I Am Woman -By Helen Reddy

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Part 6: Impact

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Job Opportunities Birth Control Abortion Was Legalized Gave Women More Choices Gave Them A Voice What It Did For The Common Woman

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Political Leaders Sarah Palin Condoleezza Rice Hillary Clinton

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Reflections Through American Cultures Stereotypical Roles Eliminated