b'78GREAT EVENTS from HistoryWomens HistoryHuman RightsModern ScandalsLGBTQ EventsAfrican American HistoryAncient History to the 21st CenturySalem Press Great Events from History series offers a far-reaching view of history, organized around significant events.With coverage from the Ancient World to the 21st Century, library collections of all sizes will benefit from the thoughtful essays this highly-regarded series brings together.HISTORYGreat Events NEW! Spring 2022from History: Great Events from History Womens HistoryWomensThe latest addition to the Great Events series chronicles significant moments in Historythe history of American women, including legal, political, and cultural milestones. GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORYBeginning with citizenship and access to education, the timeline continues through womens suffrage, the ERA, changing sexual and reproductive mores, equality in the workplace, and the #MeToo movement. Often intersecting with the civil rights movement, the story of womens journey to equality includes such landmark events as the Seneca Falls Convention, civil rights activism by Rosa Parks, first birth control clinic, passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, Equal Pay Act, Title VII, Title IX,Roe v. Wade, Violence Against Women Act, and the removal of the ban against women in combat. The following women all made their marks as famous firsts: Amelia Earhart, to fly solo across the Atlantic; Sandra Day OConnor, to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court; Sally Ride, to travel in space; Geraldine Ferraro, to be nominated vice presidential candidate by a major party; Janet Reno, to be U.S. attorney general; Madeleine Albright, to be U.S. secretary of state;Nancy Pelosi, to be speaker of the house; Hillary Clinton, to receive a presidential nomination from a major political party; and Kamala Harris, to serve as vice president of the U. S. and to serve as a woman of color. Recent challenges to Roe v. Wade are covered as well as state backlash to President Joe Bidens executive order stating that transgender female athletes must be allowed to compete against women. Entries areFREEsupplemented by primary source documents, court decisions, biographical profiles, Online Access NEW!and state statistics that will deepen understanding of the topic at hand. An in-depth FREE yet accessible introduction to the development of womens rights, Great Events from History: Womens History is an invaluable reference source for public libraries for students and general readers at all academic levels.February 2022 | Two Volumes; 1,000 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-099-1Library Price: $175See Also: Great Lives: American Women, pg. 82Defining Documents: Womens Rights, pg. 74GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'