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1960-1970



Table Of Contents



Women’s Movement

I. Gloria Steinem pages 1 - 4

Cold War

I. Life into Orbit pages 5 - 7

II. Arms Race pages 8 - 12

III. Berlin Wall pages 12 - 20

Bibliography pages 21 - 22



































Gloria Steinem





Gloria Steinem is heroine. When she was little, Gloria lived with her crazy mother. Gloria went to graduate from Smith College, and then she moved to India to study. While she was in India, she realizes just how much females were discriminated against. In India it was much worse than the USA… but still. When she came back to the United States, She became a journalist. She started the Ms. Magazine, which looks issues from a feminist point of view. Gloria Steinem made the way for independent women and made

her point known to America.



Gloria Steinem was born March 25, 1934 to Ruth and Leo Steinem. Leo was from a well known family in Toledo, Ohio; his dad was good at his trades and his mother was a pioneer in the women\'s suffrage movement. Leo’s mother helped write Ohio\'s first juvenile court laws, she even made a high school and was the first woman on the Toledo Board of Education. Leo’s mothers love for work, however, didn’t rub off on her son. Gloria\'s mother, Ruth, was the daughter of a railroad engineer and a teacher. Growing up in Toledo, Ruth worked hard for her scholar. Ruth became a respected newspaper writer.



When Gloria was born, Ruth had stopped working and was taken to the hospital for a nervous breakdown. During the winter, the Steinem family traveled, buying and selling antiques and Ruth tutored Gloria and her little sister. The rest of the year, they lived at a resort in Michigan that Leo, her dad, had built in hopes that it would attract big bands. Here, a...

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