Sexism In The 50's And 60's

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      1950's

    • B. 

      1800's

    • C. 

      It hasn't

    • D. 

      #meninism

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Freeing the Jews

    • B. 

      Open and honest conversation with men about how they don't really even like cooking that much

    • C. 

      Access to equal educational opportunities

    • D. 

      Passing Mr. Kenkle's class

  • 3. 
    Equal career pay was a big issue for feminists in the 50-60's. Why?
    • A. 

      Because men and women are equal thus deserve equal pay

    • B. 

      THERE SHOULDN'T BE EQUAL PAY

    • C. 

      Getting more money means they can buy more things for their husbands because that is their role in life

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Women!

    • B. 

      Not women

  • 5. 
    Some issues that women were fighting for in the 60's are still big issues today. What is an example of one of these issues?
    • A. 

      Abortion rights

    • B. 

      Gun control

    • C. 

      Beheading rednecks

    • D. 

      Passing Mr. Kenkle's class

  • 6. 
    At the time very few battered women's shelters even existed, a women who was homeless, or abused had no way to help herself, or get out of any bad situation that she was in. The feminist movement saw this as a problem, and tried to move towards fixing it. This is best described as...
    • A. 

      Creation of battered men's shelters

    • B. 

      Creation, in general

    • C. 

      Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior

    • D. 

      Creation of battered women's shelters.

  • 7. 
    During the time period mothers who left their children in someone else's hands so that they could work were considered shameful. The social pressures of the time said that women needed to both have children, and then dedicate their entire lives to them, leaving their careers completely. In essence, these mothers wanted what?
    • A. 

      Day care for their children so that they could work

    • B. 

      An extra set of arms

    • C. 

      Free maid service

    • D. 

      To just go back to bed

  • 8. 
    Things can't be that bad, I mean come on, this is ridiculous. You and I both know that all of those things are just basic human rights, surely these weren't big issues back then!
  • 9. 
    The following video is from the 1960's, and is pretty sexist.
  • 10. 
    So that ad was pretty sexist huh?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    Sexist?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Institutionalized sexism- yes or no?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    How sexist is this ad?
    • A. 

      Pretty sexist

    • B. 

      Ehh, not so sexist

  • 15. 
    On a scale of 1-10, how sexist is this ad?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      1

  • 16. 
    This ad literally says: "Men are better than women". Is that sexism?
    • A. 

      No, sexism doesn't exist, what are you talking about?

    • B. 

      I would say that's at least a little bit sexist.

  • 17. 
    "Designed to keep your hands lovely to look at" Because women are just objects, right? Nothing but pretty things to look at.
    • A. 

      No Dillon, that's the institutionalized sexism talking.

    • B. 

      Yep. Basically.

  • 18. 
    Nah. No objectification here. Just advertising. 
    • A. 

      Yeah.

    • B. 

      This shouldn't be allowed.

  • 19. 
    This is an ad for a medicine that will help with her morning sickness. Now, while she's pregnant with your unborn child, she can still manage to fight through her illness and make you breakfast! 
    • A. 

      Sounds great!

    • B. 

      Wow, that's a pretty dick move.

  • 20. 
    She's just a dog, er sorry, woman! She doesn't care! (Sexism, anyone?)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Probably, but I don't want to make decisions or judgments without knowing the situation.

    • B. 

      No, men can do whatever they want to women.

  • 22. 
    Wow, I learned a ton about sexism in the 50's and 60's, this project deserves a great great :)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      True