What does ERA stand for, as it pertains to women?
1. a) Education Rights Amendment
b) Equal Rights Amendment
c) Economic Recovery Act
d) Equal Rights Act
The ERA was first proposed in:
2. a) 1923
The ERA was made into law in
3. a) 1923 b) 1945 c) 1978 d) 1982
The ERA was ratified by
4. a) 33 states
b) 35 states
c) 38 states
d) all 50 states
The rights of women are clearly protected
5. a) in the U.S. Constitution
b) in the new Iraq Constitution
c) in the Bill of Rights
d) in the Women's Rights Act of 1975
The 14th Amendment
6. a) assures women's rights in the Constitution
b) provides voting privileges for "all citizens"
c) excludes women by reference to "voting males"
d) was written by a woman
In the U.S. Constitution
7. a) the rights of women are not spelled out
b) the words "citizens" and "persons" are not meant to apply to women and blacks
c) separate amendments were necessary to secure the vote for women and blacks
d) all of the above
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