Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Faludi what is the greatest fear of suffrage opponents in the 1910s?

2. Grant concludes that women's liberation is a set of "big lies" that lead to all of the following EXCEPT:

3. George Gilder writes that family is the ______________ so males denied this are apt to________________.

4. Which book blames women for depleting men of "vim and vigor"?

5. According to Faludi, abortion is legal in every state:

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was a long and bitter one according to Faludi's account of the issue. In your own words, summarize the stages of the fight. Discuss the implications this amendment would have had on the nation and its workforce.

Essay Topic 2

Identify and explain the major differences between the way Jockey approaches women's intimate apparel in 1982 compared to its competitors Victoria Secret and Maidenform.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the gender disparity in the women's clothing industry. Why are men the majority of the well-known designers? In addition, why are women less likely to be in this field?

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