Societal Changes In The 20th And 21st Century Case Study

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The overarching topic of this reading is Societal Changes in the 20th and 21st Centuries. The first reading is in the U.S history textbook and it mostly talked about both women and men’s opinions on women’s rights, changes in family life during the industrialization era, and trying to get through the inequality between men and women by education. According to Mr. Stanton, “he believed that since women are vulnerable, they enjoyed men’s protection.” He is saying that women are weak to stand on their own which is why they need men to protect them. With the mockery in his tone, he also hinted the women to know that stronger human being will always get more rights. In the other hand, people who are counted as lower than men, including women, children, …show more content…
During this period of time, women and children attending to school rates were higher. In the textbook, it stated, “... to African American education, women’s higher education expanded notably…,” and “... thousands of women earned degrees and suffered no apparent harm, fear faded.” These show that education was important to African Americans and women. The education that they had get rid of their fear and weaknesses. However, according STEM Jobs, “women are unlikely hired than men.” For example, reading stated that, “... men in the study were more likely than women to have traditional views about women being responsible for housework and child care, leading the researchers to suggest that some women found the STEM climate too conservative to work in…” this shows that even after getting their degrees and diplomas, getting hired was difficult for women. Ultimately, getting into work fields might be hard for women until now, but women definitely get most of their rights and freedom by …show more content…
Laws and rules in this country will not change a person minds. The only way to change their mind is show them what women, immigrants, and African Americans can do with education. Until today, many men still look down on women and other minorities. And this is a time for women to show that they are capable of doing anything just like men. Second reading stated, “... if women aren’t getting into these STEM jobs, then they’re not there to mentor other women.” This let the women who have education know that they have the responsibility to lead other women to know that they do not have to be

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