Feminist Movement In The 1930's

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Feminist movements came into the United States during the 1840s, because women felt their rights were limited, and they began to demand equality. Women activist opened the eyes of American culture. Many became active in the church life, which stated reshaping how they handled their home lives. Women were changing their role and no longer placing much importance on the family based roles as they had before. Most of their objectives involved changing the standards of white women. Religious women made their best efforts to overcome the, “sexual double standards” (Henretta, 326). The Female Moral Reform Society started employing women and provided guidance to them to protect them from men. Many women sought freedom for themselves and others throughout

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