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38 Cards in this Set

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When were the different waves of feminism? (Hint: There were 3)
First Wave = late 19th century, early 20th century

Second Wave = mid-1960s and 70s

Third Wave = early 1990s
When did the Salem Witch Trials take place?
When and what was Seneca Falls?

At Seneca Falls, New York, 300 women and men sign the Declaration of Sentiments, a plea for the end of discrimination against women in all spheres of society.The delegates adopted a statement, deliberately modeled on the Declaration of Independence, as well as a series of resolutions calling for women's suffrage and the reform of marital and property laws that kept women in an inferior status.
When was the Triangle Shirtwaste fire in New York City? <Killed 146 workers>
When did Margaret Sanger open the first birth control clinic?
When was the 19th amendment (woman sufferage) rattified?
When was the birth control pill introduced?
When did Betty Friedan publish "The Feminine Mystique"?
When did the Supreme Court decide Roe v. Wade? (women's right to abortion constitutionally protected)
When were the Thomas/Hill hearings?
Who is Phyllis Schlafly?
She founded STOP-ERA. She put New Right anti-feminism on the map. She viewed gender distinctions as fundamental. She thought that women would be part of the draft and that unisex toilets would take over the world
Who was Betty Friedan?
She wrote the Feminine Mystique. She ondemned culture as a whole for defining domesticity and motherhood as the only appropriate goals for women. She was a hypocrit because she was not the simple housewife and unwitting victim of domestic confinement that she claimed to be.
Who was Margaret Sanger?
Her crusade to legalize birth control spurred the movement for women's liberation
Who was Alice Paul?
One of the leading figures responsible for the passage of the 19th Amendment (woman suffrage) to the U.S. Alice Paul had taken part in more radical protests for woman suffrage, including participating in the hunger strikes. Was willing to willing to give up the black vote if it meant white women could vote.
Who was Deborah Sampson?
During the Revolutionary War she wanted to help, but they did not allow girls to join the army. She decided she could join the army if she pretended to be a man. She practiced walking and talking like a man until she could even fool her mother. She was ready. She became an enlisted * "man" using the name Robert Shurtleff
Who is Gloria Steinam?
is an American feminist, journalist and a spokeswoman for women's rights. She is the founder and original publisher of Ms Magazine.
Who is Elizabeth Cady Stanton?
is believed to be the driving force behind the 1848 Convention, and for the next fifty years played a leadership role in the women's rights movement.
Who was Susan B. Anthony?
Ignoring opposition and abuse, Anthony traveled, lectured and canvassed across the nation for the vote. She also campaigned for the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and women's labor organizations
When did the Salem Witch Trials occur and what were they?

Over 200 people, mostly women, were tried and convicted of being witches. Social tensions laid the groundwork for these witch-hunts.
Who was Ida B. Wells?
Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a fearless anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, women's rights advocate, journalist, and speaker.
Who was Edna Millay?
Millay was best known for inciting the flames of youthful
rebellion in the post-World War I social and literary movement based in
Greenwich Village, where she played an active role.
Who is Erica Jong?
Is best known for her first novel, "Fear of Flying" (published in 1973), which created a sensation with its frank treatment of a woman's sexual desires.
Who was Mary Bethune?
An african american who worked closely with Elenore Roosevelt. Visualized jobs for women, no matter their color
Who was Fannie Lou Hamer?
Known as the lady who was "sick and tired of being sick and tired." Hamer co-founded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP). In 1964, the MDFP challenged the all-white Mississippi delegation to the Democratic National Convention. Hamer spoke in front of the Credentials Committee in a televised proceeding that reached millions of viewers. Didn't know she could vote and told veiwers how african americans were prevented from doing so.
Who is Susan Brownmiller?
She gave rape a history; created rape crisis centers; Brownmiller argues that rape has been defined by men hitherto, rather than woman.
Who was Donna Evans?
She was sexually harrassed at the Ford Motor Company. Sued them and won her job back.
Who was Martha Warren?
She was raped by her husband. Because of her spousal rape became a crime in all 50 states.
Who was Elizabeth Flynn?
She was known as the "Joan of Arc" when it came to equal rights for women wokers.
Who was Charolette Perkins Gilman?
was a writer who loved her freedom, but believed motherhood was crucial; but that women became their husbands "domestic"
Who was Christine Federick?
Didn't want to escape homemaking, she wanted to dignify it. Believed that women should let machinery serve them.
Who was Dolores Huerta?
She successfully lobbied for the Agricultural Labor Relations Act, the first law of its kind in the United States which grants farm workers the right to collectively organize and bargain for better wages and working conditions, she continues with the goal of empowering farm workers with information and skills to help them secure better living and working conditions.
Who was Ella Baker?
Ms. Ella Baker was one of the great unsung heroes of the US Civil Rights movement. She never sought the spotlight, but worked behind the scenes to amplify the voices of young people and poor people. Closely affiliated with SNCC; some believe she created it.
Who was Mary Church Terrell?
Becomes the first president of the National Association of Colored Women, working for educational and social reform and an end to racial discrimination.
What is the paper published by Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony begin publishing The Revolution, an important women's movement periodical.
Who was Francis Perkins?
the first woman in a Presidential cabinet, serves as Secretary of Labor during the entire Roosevelt presidency.
Who was Billie Jean King?
Her parents introduced her to tennis, the game that would change her life and the lives of other women. Billie Jean King spoke out for women and their right to earn comparable money in tennis and other sports. Her constant lobbying and commitments have broken many barriers.
Who was Billie Jean King?
Her parents introduced her to tennis, the game that would change her life and the lives of other women. Billie Jean King spoke out for women and their right to earn comparable money in tennis and other sports. Her constant lobbying and commitments have broken many barriers.
Who is Sandra Day O'Connor?
She is the first female supreme court justice and was appointed in 1981