No person in the U.S no matter what sex excluded can not be denied from participation in education programs or actives receiving Federal financial assistance.
Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade
Allows pregnant women to chose if they want to have an abortion without government restriction
Pregnancy Discrimination Act
No discrimination based on pregnancy no matter what if job, hiring, firing, etc. Protects women's job when they get pregnant
Ratification Deadline of the ERA
It was created because the "Constitution has never been interpreted to guarantee the rights of women as a class and the rights of men as a class to be equal" had to get 38 states to pass. 3/4 of states
Sandra Day O’Connor serves on the Supreme Court
First women to serve on the S.C
Sally Ride on the Space Shuttle Challenger
First female to fly into space on the "space shuttle Challenger"
Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson
"Vinson charged that she had constantly been subjected to sexual harassment by Taylor over her four years at the bank. Women can sue at any point if they feel sexually harassed at work.
Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation
Anita Hill's sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas went public and he still became SC justices
Violence Against Women Act
"U.S. federal legislation that expanded the juridical tools to combat violence against women and provide protection to women who had suffered violent abuses."
Madeleine Albright is sworn in as Secretary of State
became the first female U.S. Secretary of State and the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government at the time of her appointment.