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Gender Equality Pioneers
A discussion of Betty Friedan and Barbara Jordan as women who furthered the cause of women's equality.
# 138867 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper selects two women who have contributed to and helped develop the cause of women's equality; Betty Friedan, one of the early pioneers who started much of the discussion with her book, "The Feminine Mystique" and Barbara Jordan, the first African-American woman to serve in Congress from the South, who was a major influence on black women in government.

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"As this essay is written, gender equality in the U.S. is focused on the campaign for the Presidency by Hilary Clinton, the first woman to seek perhaps the most powerful political office in the world. Of course, the fight for gender equality did not begin with her. There are two women worth discussing: One, a leader in the social movement for women's equal rights, Betty Friedan; the other, the first African-American to reach Congress- and from a state where racial harmony is still a problem- Barbara Jordan from Texas. It is interesting to note that a nation whose founding Fathers decided..."

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