Celebrating Women in Politics [Black History Month] Barbara Jordan: Barbara Jordan represented Texas in the U. House of Representatives from and was the first African-American congresswoman from the Deep South.
The United States Constitution, Limited Government, States’ Rights and The Tenth Amendment–Videos
Phyllis Schlafly, in the spring of squared off in debate at Illinois State University against archfeminist Betty Friedan. The subject was the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution, at the time just a few states short of ratification. [Read more]
Eleanor Roosevelt in Eleanor Roosevelt was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and became an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in Roosevelt
Civics Scrapbook Bill of Rights, Voting & Civil Rights Amendments
In recognition of the anniversary of the ratification of the Amendment granting women the right to vote, and the anniversary of the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, a coalition of women's organizations, representing millions of women, announced
Civics Scrapbook SS5CG1 Bill of Rights, Voting & Civil Rights Amendments
To understand the 1964 Civil Rights Act we need to go a little further back to the National Woman’s Party. The NWP and its firebrand leader – Alice Paul – had been a motivating force behind women’s suffrage, achieved with the 19th Amendment. Since the 1920s, they’d been fighting for an Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution, and more legal equality for women in all walks of life. How are you carrying out Alice Paul's legacy today? www.alicepaul.org/ @AlicePaulInstit