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Some scholars suggest that the West proved to be more progressive in extending the vote to women, in part, because there were so few of them on the frontier. She popularized the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in the United States inand established organizations that evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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I applaud the bravery and resilience of those who helped all of us — you and me — to be here today. Prologue to a social movement In the aftermath of World War II , the lives of women in developed countries changed dramatically. The mommy track. By June they had concluded that polite requests were insufficient. It is difficult to get rid of the fate of being used. In the United States the movement lasted through the early s. That was Sen. The report issued by that commission in documented discrimination against women in virtually every area of American life.

Photo: Library of Congress. The AWSA was better funded and the larger of the two groups, but it had only a regional reach. That women should be allowed to vote in elections was almost inconceivable to many.

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Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to Congress, in Betty Friedan, the chairs of the various state Commissions on the Status of Women, and other feminists agreed to form a civil rights organization for women similar to the NAACP.

Like many other women reformers of the era, they both had been active in the abolitionist movement.

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History of Feminism in the United States