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Vietnamese orphans which she was aboard crashed on takeoff. 357 In 2008, Alaska governor Sarah Palin became the first woman nominated for Vice President by the Republican Party, although she was not elected. 261 262 It was on her case, known as Browder v Gayle, that the Supreme Court ruled in 1956 that segregated busing was unconstitutional, thus ending the bus boycott. A b c d e f g h i j k l m "The Feminist Chronicles, Part I ". 203 In 1928, women competed for the first time in Olympic field events. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Retrieved June 29, 2011.

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264 In reaction to such findings, by 1961, President John. The Pill, article, corbis, american society in the 1950s was the Importance of Homeland Security geared toward the family. 149 Some critics in the 1960s portrayed her as an unoriginal racist determined to civilize helpless immigrants while other biographers in the 1990s tended to regard her more favorably. 200 These women further pushed the boundaries of what was considered proper for a woman by their public activities; swearing, smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol (illegal from 19 dancing, and dating. Both suffrage and anti-suffrage men were reeling through the hall in an advanced state of intoxication, suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt reported. 1964 was the first year in which more women voted in a Presidential election than men; more women have voted than men in every Presidential election since. A b c d e The Takeaway. If a poor man chose to send his children to the poorhouse, the mother was legally defenseless to object. 196 Despite women's increased knowledge of pleasure and sex, the decade of unfettered capitalism that was the 1920s gave birth to the feminine mystique. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 2003" (PDF). At a time when it was not considered respectable for women to speak before mixed audiences of men and women, the abolitionist sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimke of South Carolina boldly spoke out against slavery at public meetings (see Grimke Sisters). 51 American Revolution edit The coming of the Revolution edit Using the colonies of Virginia and Maryland as a case study, Mellen argues that women in the mid-18th century, had a significant role in the world of print and the public sphere.