Modern women’s movement (e.g., The Feminine Mystique , National Organization for Women, Equal Pay Act and Title IX, Roe v. Wade)
Racial, gender, and socioeconomic inequalities were addressed by individuals, groups, and organizations. Varying political philosophies prompted debates over the role of the federal government in regulating the economy and providing a social safety net.
Individuals, diverse groups, and organizations have sought to bring about change in American society through a variety of methods.
Students will trace the following efforts in terms of issues/goals, key individuals and groups, and successes/limitations: