15962. Five Events That Changed the Lives and Roles of Women in the United States.
This paper discusses the 1848 women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, the ratification of the 19th Amendment (giving women the right to vote), the increased number of women in the labor force caused by the Second World War, the approval of the birth control pill in 1960s, and the rise of the civil rights movement and modern feminism. 9 pages; 35 footnotes; 8 bibliographic sources. 2,530 words.
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