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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
2,282 words... ed an Equal Rights Amendment for the United States Constitution. Such a federal law, it was argued, would ensure that "Men and women have equal rights throughout the United States. " A constitutional amendment would apply uniformly, regardless of where a person The second wing of the post-suffrage movement was one that had not been explicitly anticipated in the Seneca Falls "Declaration of Sentiments. " It was the birth control movement, initiated by a public health nurse, Margaret Sanger, j...
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Living The Legacy Womens Rights Movement 1848 1998
1,153 words... and court cases pushed by women's organizations. But many of the advances women achieved in the 1960 s and ' 70 s were personal: getting husbands to help with the housework or regularly take responsibility for family meals getting a long-deserved promotion at work gaining the financial and emotional strength to leave an abusive partner. The Equal Rights Amendment Is Re-Introduced Then, in 1972, the Equal Rights Amendment, which had languished in Congress for almost fifty years, was finally p...
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Minimum Wage Laws Equal Rights Amendment
1,193 wordsEqual Rights Amendment Clearly, pro ERA spokesperson Alice Paul presented the most persuasive winning case for equal rights. Alice Paul was highly educated with an undergraduate degree in biology from Swarthmore, and M. A. and Phd in sociology and economics from the University of Pennsylvania with law degrees from Washington College and American University. She was a member of the Executive Board of Student Government and named Ivy Poetess. She was a commencement speaker. Her strongly held belie...
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Equal Rights Amendment Ronald Reagan
2,272 words... $ 50 million for Paramount's pre - 1948 library of films and bought them for Mca got his money back in about two years, and now they own all those pictures (142 - 143). Older actors lost thousands and thousands of dollars when the pre- 1960 pictures were sacrificed. It explains why so many actors, many of them legendary stars, who had made so many film found themselves in such poverty in their later years. Now when we hear that well-known actors from the 20 s, 30 s, 40 s and 50 s are sufferi...
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Equal Rights Amendment State And Federal
748 wordsThe Equal Rights Amendment was a proposal written in 1921 by Alice Paul, who was the founder of the National Womans Party. It was designed mainly to invalidate many state and federal laws that she felt discriminated against women; its central underlying principle was that sex should not determine the legal rights of American men or women. This proposed amendment to the U. S. Constitution stated that Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any S...
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Womens Rights Movement
2,477 wordsNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, its the only thing that ever has. That was Margaret Meads conclusion after a lifetime of observing very diverse cultures around the world. Her insight has been borne out time and again throughout the development of this country of ours. Being allowed to live life in an atmosphere of religious freedom, having a voice in the government you support with your taxes, living free of lifelong enslavement by a...
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