Women's Rights

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The 19th Amendment

1920

The right to vote

Amilia Earhart

1928

First trans-Atlantic flight

National Organization for Women

1961

It was founded by Betty Goldstein Friedan

Women's Strike for Equality

1970

50,000 people marched in New York for the first women's strike

Discrimination in hiring

1971

Women could now work

Hillary Rodham Clinton

2000

First lady to run for president and be elected for senate

Condoleezza Rice

2005

First African-American women in the Secretary of State