American History

The Second Wave: Feminism

Assignment: The Second Wave: Feminism
Women achieved the vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. After that the women’s movement went quiet as they were no longer united behind one cause. One book helped change. For this assignment you will read one chapter from that book:
In 1963, the book The Feminine Mystique was published and flew off the book stores as women absorbed the content, it helped with the rebirth of feminism in the 1960s (the creation of cheap and available birth control such as the pill also helped changed cultural norms).
For this assignment you are going to read the first chapter of The Feminine Mystique found here:
(Links to an external site.)
(Links to an external site.) Chapter 1, pp. 15 – 32. It is a quick read.
Then answer the attached worksheet: the problem with no name document: the problem with no name-1 (1).doc