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  • The truth is that none of us can be liberated if other groups are not.

    ~ Gloria Steinem

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    Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

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    Rhetoric is PersuasionPersuade People to ChangeAttitudesPoliciesLaws

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    Womens Rhetorical Movement IdeologiesLiberal FeminismWomen and Men Mostly AlikeWomen and Men Should Have Equal Rights, Roles, Opportunities

    Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

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    Womens Rhetorical Movement IdeologiesCultural FeminismWomen and Men Essentially DifferentWomen and Men Should Have Different Rights, Roles, Opportunities

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    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division 1776 In the new code of laws, remember the ladies and do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands.-Abigail Adams

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    Womens Rights MovementFirst Wave - 1840-1925Lucretia Mott at World Anti-Slavery Convention 1840Seneca Falls Convention 1848Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Lucretia Mott

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    Seneca Falls Convention, 1848PBS, Not for Ourselves Alone

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    Womens Rights MovementFirst Wave - 1840-1925Cult of Domesticity - Women MoreMoralNurturingConcerned About OthersCommitted to Harmony

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    Sojourner Truth 1851 Aint I a Woman?pointed out the ways in which white womens situations and oppressions were different from those of black women.Courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

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    1920 Women Receive the Right to VotePBS, Not for Ourselves Alone

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    Womens Rights Movement 1925-1960The Womens Movements remained dormantAttention Focused on the Depression, WWII, and Americas World Dominance.Womens Place in Domestic Sphere had not been Disputed Successfully

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    Womens Rights MovementSecond Wave - 1960-1995Radical Feminism Grew Out of New Left PoliticsSexism in Radical OrganizationsRap and Consciousness-Raising GroupsLiberal FeminismLiberal Feminism is Embodied in NOWhttp://www.now.org

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    Liberal FeminismPersuasive RhetoricRandom HouseWhite middle-classwives resonatedthe message of the discontent theyfelt so guilty aboutthat they remainedsilent.

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    Liberal Feminism is Embodied in NOW (National Organization for Women)Since 1966 Now has contributed to:The 1963 Equal Pay ActThe Civil Rights Act being amended to include sex discriminationSupporting federally financed child-careDocumenting sexism in childrens booksStimulating reforms in credit and banking practices that disadvantage womenSupporting Title IX which prevents discrimination in sportsIn 1971 forming the National Womens Political Caucus to seek elective and appointed office

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    Womens Rights MovementSecond Wave - 1960-1995SeparatismLesbian FeminismRevalorismEcofeminism

    WomanismMultiracial FeminismPower Feminism

  • Separatist FeminismWomen are fundamentally different from men in the value they place on life, equality, harmony, nurturance, and peace. Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

  • Lesbian FeminismOnly women who do not orient their lives around men can be truly free.Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

  • Revalorists FeminismAimed to increase societys appreciation of women and their contributions to society.Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

  • EcofeminismHighlights the connection between efforts to control and subordinate women and the quest to dominate nature - Mother Earth.Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

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    WomanismAfrican American women, including author Alice Walker, define women from a viewpoint that embodies their racial and gender identities.

  • Multiracial FeminismMovement that emphasizes multiple systems of domination that affect the lives of women and men.Chapter Three: Womens Movements in America

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    Power FeminismSociety doesnt oppress women because women have the power to control what happens to them.Royce Carlton, Inc.--Naomi WolfFire with Fire, 1993

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    Womens Rights MovementThird Wave - 1995-PresentRemaking Solidarity to Incorporate Differences Among WomenBuilding CoalitionsIntegrating Theory Into Everyday PracticesThe Political is PersonalCelebrating Girl Culture

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