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Comstock law

Made it illegal to send obscene contents in the u.s. Mail including birth control

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Abortion was not illegal until _____

1860/1880

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3 reasons birth control info was regulated

1. Sexual activity
2. Population size
3. The role of women

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Most popular form of birth control?

Douching and rhythm

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What year did they figure out when the best time for douching and rhythm was?

1924

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Major problems for pioneer women?

Disease

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Most important reasons for prejudice against immigrants?

They were willing to work for less, therefore job competitiveness

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Why did so few women join unions?

1. Saw jobs as temporary
2. Unions did not want women
3. Danger factor

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Major complaints of the working girls in Boston

1. Hours too long
2. Health conditions (I.e. Bad air)
3. Not enough time to eat

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Chinese prostitution

The families sold girls into prostitution when they came to America

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Which state passed the property law which gave women the right to vote

Connecticut

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Seneca falls

1848

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Mt. Holyoke college

1837

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Wyoming grants women the right to vote

1870

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Mother Harris jones

achieve equality and justice for the country's industrial laborers.

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Lucretia Mott

Known for: initiating Seneca Falls Woman's Rights Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Occupation: reformer: antislavery and women's rights activist; Quaker minister

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Lucy stone

Speaker ( she helped found the American Equal Rights Association. She also organized and was elected president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association,)

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Elizabeth cady Stanton

Philosopher ( Lecturing across the country, she spoke on topics like maternity, child rearing, divorce law, temperance, and presidential campaigns.)

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Susan b. Anthony

Organizer

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Margaret fuller

1st american women philosopher & first real newspaper reporter

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Elizabeth Blackwell

1st women doctor/ applied to 29 medical schools

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Antoinette brown Blackwell

1st ordained women minister in a Congregational church, became a Unitarian

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Dorothea Dix

Got mentally ill people out of jail and into separate mental institutions

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Belva Lockwood

1st women admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court/ had to get congress to pass a bill that would allow her to practice before the Supreme Court

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Clara Barton

1st female federal government founded the Red Cross & helped the bill that prohibited militants from shooting a wounded militant

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Victoria woodhill & Tennessee caflin

1st female stockbrokers

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Victoria woodhill

1st female stock broker and founded a newspaper on free love, legalizing prostitution