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Women's History Writing Assignment


Author: 
Perkins, Stacy
Grade Level: 
HS
PRIOR TO WRITING ASSIGNMENT:
1.     Read chapter 1 from Manifesta; living as a woman in the 1970’s (excerpts)
2.     Use a Venn Diagram to compare women today vs. women in the 1970’s
3.     Read Titles VII and IX
 
ASSIGNMENT:
  1. Take a look at your Venn Diagram. Which of the changes from 1970 to now can be attributed to Title VII? To Title IX? 
  2. Explain why these changes can be attributed to these Titles.
  3. In what ways do women still experience inequality today?
  4. Write an amendment to Title VII or to Title IX that would address these issues.
  5. What might be some of the arguments opposing your amendment?
  6. What might be some arguments in favor of your amendment? 
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