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The Changing Roles of U.S. Women After World Wars 1 & 2

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Who was the first woman appointed to a senior White House cabinet member as the Secretary of Labor?

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1. Which constitutional amendment granted women the right to vote?

2. Which presidential wife served as Chair of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will test you on the changing roles of American women after World Wars 1 and 2. Quiz questions include the first woman appointed Secretary of Labor and the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass this quiz, you will need to know the following information:

  • Which first lady served as Chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights
  • Who was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court
  • Who wrote The Feminine Mystique

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the changing roles of American women in post-war society
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first women to serve as Secretary of Labor, Chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, and on the Supreme Court
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the amendment that gave women the right to vote

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called The Changing Roles of U.S. Women After World Wars 1 & 2. This lesson covers the following information:

  • Women's roles, both personally and professionally, during both World Wars
  • The importance of 'Rosie the Riveter' and 'victory gardens'
  • A historical overview of women's liberation
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