The Struggle for Social Inequality for Women

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The beginning:
The Struggle for Social Inequality for Women
The struggle for gender equality has been a long and arduous journey for women. In early America, women were relegated to second class citizens with few or little rights. And it would take until 1920 with ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment before all state and federal agencies were prohibited from gender-based restrictions on voting (Vile 199). Since the 1920s, women in America have enjoyed the successes of the women’s movement 1960s and 1970s which have brought society closer to gender and social equality. Overall, however, the struggle for social equality for women is a story of both progress and continued inequality.
The Status of Women in the Early United States
In the early United...
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