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    s Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Pacifism In 1970 Bayard Rustin gathered many civil rights leaders and black public officials in support of an appeal to Washington This appeal pushed for the U S government to supply Israel with fighter jets for protective purposes Their appeal in the form of a full page ad in the New York Times was sponsored by the A Philip Randolph Institute of which Nowhere to Stay Date s 1942 to 1960 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s Public housing Detroit WWII Gratiot Park Mayor Cobo Arsenal of Democracy housing segregation In January of 1942 in the brink of World War II WWII Federal Price Administrator Leon Henderson ordered that the city of Detroit to stop making automobiles for citizens and start military production for the United States Factories stopped production and began to make weapons planes trucks and tanks for the Allied forces President Franklin D Roosevelt ordered citizens to unite and help our An Underestimated Victory for Native Americans Date s July 8 1970 Location District of Columbia District of Columb Tag s Native Americans President Nixon American Indian Movement On July 8 1970 President Nixon addresses the United States Congress regarding Native American rights in response to the ongoing efforts of the American Indian Movement At the time of his address to Congress Native Americans across the United States were taking a stand against the hundreds of years of mistreatment they have received at the hands of white settlers These American Indians The Game That Ended Segregation in Sports Date s September 12 1970 Location Jefferson Alabama Tag s football Segregation On September 12 1970 University of Alabama under legendary coach Paul Bear Bryant played the University of Southern California at Legion Field in Birmingham Alabama The Trojans ran up and down the field

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    was built as more modest accommodations than the only other hotel in town The other hotel the Seminole Hotel boasted of visitors of such caliber as Henry Flagler William Rockefeller and even United States President Grover Cleveland The Hamilton Hotel was the first in Winter Park to have a bathroom in each room while it may seem strange to not have Abortion Law vs Morale in the 1970s Date s May 8 1970 Location Tag s roe v wade women s liberation Women s Rights Movement It is the 1970s and a liberal arts college published a newspaper that contains an article about the emergence of the women s liberation movement and which focuses on the moral aspects of having an abortion The author s name is Gwen von Stetten a student at Rollins College and this article was written May 8 1970 three years before the decision of Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton both decided Gender in the 1970s Women s Fashions Date s 1971 to 1979 Location Tag s The 1970s Gender fashion women s rights With fine fabrics and linens that were soft and sunswept Leedy s on Park Avenue had clothes for discriminating girls of all ages 1 This advertisement reflects the changes in women s fashion in the 1970s After the 1960s known as a decade of peaceful nonviolent reform movements the 1970s brought changes in gender roles Many women demanded equal rights and advocated for careers Abortion in the 1970s Date s May 8 1970 Location Tag s Gender 1970s abortion During the 1970s abortion became a hot topic that was either avoided in conversation or would lead to a heated debate Even today the debate over abortion is still present When the Roe v Wade case was being debated in court

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    Morale in the 1970s Date s May 8 1970 Location Orange Florida Tag s roe v wade women s liberation Women s Rights Movement It is the 1970s and a liberal arts college published a newspaper that contains an article about the emergence of the women s liberation movement and which focuses on the moral aspects of having an abortion The author s name is Gwen von Stetten a student

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    newspaper that contains an article about the emergence of the women s liberation movement and which focuses on the moral aspects of having an abortion The author s name is Gwen von Stetten a student at Rollins College and this article was written May 8 1970 three years before the decision of Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton both decided Sojourner Truth Feminist and Abolitionist Speech Date s May 28 1851 to May 29 1851 Location SUMMIT Ohio Tag s Sojourner Truth Women s Rights Movement Slavery Feminist Movement Abolitionist Movement Sojourner Truth an emancipated slave had a vision in 1843 that convinced her that God wanted her to speak the truth about Americans sins against African Americans as well as women She presented these two causes as inextricably intertwined Sojourner Truth became a public speaker in many events in antislavery and women s rights On May 28 29 1851 Truth gave a particularly compelling speech The World Antislavery Convention From Emancipation to Women s Rights Date s June 1840 to 1840 Location Outside US SENECA New York Tag s London Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lucretia Mott Seneca Falls Convention Women s Rights Movement William Lloyd Garrison Abolition Anti slavery

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    Civil Rights Act the National Organization for Women was formed in 1966 to help create equal partnership with men Due to the increase of women working outside of the home in nontraditional work settings the fashions of women s clothing started to change Women that were working in factory jobs obviously needed work clothes clothes with heavy thread strong zippers rugged fabric and heavy duty pockets To meet this new demand the world s largest retailer Sears Roebuck and Co has developed a line of women s work clothing to take the place of the old clothes sweatshirts jeans and men s work clothing 2 that many women wore on the job While miniskirts makeup and high heels were popular in the 1960s many feminists in 1970s rejected the assumptions of feminine beauty and culture by cutting their hair and wearing jeans and pants From the protest years of the 1960s American women were no longer willing to follow the lead of fashion designers Women wanted more than one look and seemed to thrive on choice 3 These changing fashions for women were a result from a feeling of repression as one woman explained that women have been forced to dress as objects since the invention of patriarchy Why are women forced to dress certain ways Because our clothes help keep us oppressed They are a constant reminder of our position 4 In the 1970s fashion designers introduced a new line of skirts known as the midi and maxi skirts that came down to women s ankles and were meant to replace miniskirts While this trend didn t last long clothing stores quickly brought back miniskirts women s rejection of the longer skirts implicitly illustrated that women ought to be able to dress as they pleased even if the fashions

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    Michigan Tag s Diplomacy International Politics War On returning home from Vietnam some veterans were asked to testify before Congressional committees regarding their actions during the war Rusty Sachs a member of the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 362 testified before Congress and explained his recollection of destroying villages and killing innocent civilians Approximately twenty other soldiers testified from various branches of the armed The Fight of Ultimate Rivals Date s March 8 1971 Location New York New York Tag s Civil Rights Boxing The night of March 8 1971 is one that will never be forgotten in sports history This was the night of an international sports spectacle This was the night that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier attempted to settle the controversy over the world heavyweight boxing championship at Madison Square Garden Never before had a boxing match meant so much cost so much viewed so much or edged out the My John Kerry Denounces the War in Vietnam Date s April 23 1971 Location Washington Virginia Tag s Diplomacy International Politics War Speaking to the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations former Army Captain John Kerry explained the atrocities and falsehoods that the soldiers on the ground were forced to carry out while serving in the Vietnam War from 1966 1970 He made it clear that the actions of the United States government and military leaders should not vanish into thin air According to Date s August 13 1971 Location Harris Texas San Francisco California Sedgwick Kansas Oakland Michigan Tag s african americans Law Education In 1971 schools attempting to overcome segregation faced fierce opposition in the North The year before the South passed the North in integration of schools and the North s integration record continued to decline in the 1960s The question facing Americans was

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    rates climbed 82 percent during the decade of the 1970s and in no state was this trend more apparent than in Florida According to the 1978 records of the Vital Statistics of Florida VSF dissolutions of marriage including annulments reached an all time high while remaining below the 1975 divorce rate at which it had peaked The divorce ratio in 1978 was 7 4 an increase Gender in the 1970s Women s Fashions Date s 1971 to 1979 Location Orange Florida Tag s The 1970s Gender fashion women s rights With fine fabrics and linens that were soft and sunswept Leedy s on Park Avenue had clothes for discriminating girls of all ages 1 This advertisement reflects the changes in women s fashion in the 1970s After the 1960s known as a decade of peaceful nonviolent reform movements the 1970s brought changes in gender roles Many women demanded equal rights and advocated for careers The 1970s Through Film Date s January 1 1970 to December 31 1979 Location San Francisco California District of Columbia District of Columb Cook Illinois Tag s Vietnam War The 1970s 1972 Election The 1970 s were a tumultuous time in American history Movements regarding the

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    May 1970 Gwen von Stetten wrote about the importance of educating women about abortions suggesting that we follow in the same path as the Southern Blacks did Since abortion was out of reach by lower classes whether that was information or financial setbacks von Stetten believed it to be beneficial for those women In addition Rollins invited girls to discuss the topic on April 28 1970 Out of over 25 girls that were invited to attend twelve girls actually showed up to discuss the topic This could indicate that the majority of girls are uncomfortable with the topic or are simply not interested enough to attend a debate over the issue With the changed in abortion laws during the early 1970s a Pandora s Box opened with multiple problems spewing out of the metaphorical box 2 Many of the more urgent problems required immediate action These actions affected many of the consumers and potential consumers as well as health professionals With the Pandora s Box opened society had to accept that abortion was now the elephant in the room so to speak While the topic existed in society at this time this did not mean that people wanted to talk

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