This organization was created in 1966 by Betty Friedan. This goal of this was to overturn the common sexistt attitudes in America by challenging laws, suing business for discrimination, and teaching men and women about the importance of women’s equality. 81

Fred W. McDarrah: Women of the World Unite, Women's Liberation Demonstration, August 1970

In the 1960s, more and more women were entering the workforce. Gradually, Americans began to accept equal pay for equal work and sharing the responsibility for housework and caring for the children. 78 Many women expected to have opportunities for the same jobs as men and receive the same pay. It wasn't surprising to see women in “men’s” fields like television production, diplomacy, or the Supreme Court. 79

This picture is from the women's rights movement. This encompasses most of the movement, where the idea was women need equality. Women fought against the government to get the same rights as men.

Nearly ¼ of women with children over 16 had jobs and ⅕ with children under 6 had jobs. 80

A young woman holds up a sign as she protests for women’s rights in front of the Federal Trade Commission headquarters during Richard Nixon’s inauguration weekend. Washington, D.

The Twiggy barbie doll.

The Twiggy barbie doll.

Jackie Kennedy: First-lady or Stylish trendsetter? The answer to that question is both. Many women wanted to copy her classy, yet fashionable look. 82 She started trends with the pill box hat, suits in pastel colors, short boxy-style jackets, shift dresses, over sized sunglasses, and pearls. 83

Jackie Kennedy: First-lady or Stylish trendsetter? The answer to that question is both. Many women wanted to copy her classy, yet fashionable look. 82 She started trends with the pill box hat, suits in pastel colors, short boxy-style jackets, shift dresses, over sized sunglasses, and pearls. 83

By the end of the 60s, the federal government approved birth control pill. This gave women more freedom and choices. 82

By the end of the the federal government approved birth control pill.

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