b'78GREAT EVENTS from HistoryWomens HistoryAmerican 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 from History: NEW!Womens HistoryEdited by Michael J. ONeal, Ph.D.This two-volume set chronicles significant moments in the history of American women, including legal, political, and cultural milestones. Beginning with citizenship GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORYand 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 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; Condoleezza Rice, to be the first female African-American 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 an in-depth look at theFREErecent controversial fetal heartbeat law in Texas. Entries are supplemented by Online Access NEW!primary source documents, court decisions, biographical profiles, and state statistics FREE that will deepen understanding of the topic at hand. An in-depth yet accessible introduction to the development of womens rights, for public libraries, high schools, universities, and community colleges, Great Events from History: Womens History is See Also: Great Lives: American Women, pg. 83an invaluable reference source. Defining Documents: Womens Rights, pg. 74 March 2022 | Two Volumes; 1,000 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-099-1 Library Price: $225GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 78 2022-12-28 11:15 AM'