ACTIVITY SHEETInstructions: You are to work with the other members of your group to develop a short written
presentation (no more than three pages) and a timeline tracing the evolution and expansion
of gender equality, which you will share with the entire class. One member of your group
will introduce the material with a three-to five-minute overview. The other members of the
group will answer any questions the class has about the material.The Supreme Court and Congress played major roles expanding gender equality. Begin your
research by investigating the decisions and laws below. Then, broaden your research to include other factors important in extending gender equality.You presentation should address:
Rights Revolution: Gender Equality
|• ||Court decisions|
|• ||Groups important in advocating for equality for women|
|• ||Political conditions and, if appropriate, laws extending equality for women|
|• ||Social conditions important in expanding gender equality|
IMPORTANT SUPREME COURT CASES AND LAWS
|Civil Rights Act 1964|
|Corning Glass Works v. Brennan|
|Equal Credit Opportunity Act 1974|
|Equal Pay Act 1963|
|Executive Order 11375|
|Frontiero v. Richardson|
|Pregnancy Discrimination Act 1978|
|Reed v. Reed|
|Schultz v. Wheaton Glass Co.|
|Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972|
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Book title: Using Deliberative Techniques to Teach United States History.
Contributors: Eleanora Von Dehsen - Author, Nancy Claxton - Author.
Publisher: International Debate Education Association.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2009.
Page number: 176.
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