The Role Of Women's Rights In The 1960s

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Women’s Rights were the great unfinished business of the 20th century. This movement saw two waves in the 1900s, the second wave coming in the 1960s. Women’s Rights grew as a singular grassroots movement, after having been systematically separated from the general Civil Rights efforts. Legislation played a defining role in shaping not only advances in Women’s Rights n the 1960s but in shaping what is known now as modern America. The world of the American woman at this time was incredibly limited due to subsequent societal standards seen following World War II. Women in this decade were expected to be homemakers. Popular culture was on both sides on this issue: either in protest of these societal norms or in propaganda supporting these

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