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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Women's lives have come a long way since the 1800's. They are seenas a person and not an object. They have more rights and opportunities. They are now, almost an equal to men, which is a major step toward universal equality. Women were bred for marriage. They were treated as an object for a man to buy or choose. Women who were married were stay at home moms and if they were not married, they were a Spinster, that term practically being abuse. Sources: On 4 June 1919 Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women's suffrage, and by August 1920 the requisite number of states had ratified it. 2000: Hillary Rodham Clintonbecomes the only First Lady ever elected to the United States Senate. 1800's The modern feminist movement began in the 1960s. In 1966 Betty Friedan, author, organized the first meeting of the NationalOrganization for Women (NOW). In 1968 NOW staged a protest at a Miss America Pageant. Women who had become Civil Rights and antiwar activists in the '60s soon turned their attention to gender inequality. 2000's The Evolution of Women For decades women were haunted by the words of Queen Victoria: "Let women be what God intended, a helpmate for man, but with totally different duties and vocations." In the early 1900s women decided that they were tired ofliving this way and feminism began.|CX3468300453&docType=GALE
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