history1302

need help with these two discussion questions, minimum 200 words each.

discussion 1

Read the “National Organization for Women, ‘Statement of Purpose’ (1966)” and using a minimum of 200 words (not including quotations) respond to the following questions. Make sure to reference specific passages from the document and/or textbook to support your discussion:

  • According to the authors of the document—what justifications have been used to prevent women from enjoying equal opportunities and freedom of choice?
  • What accounts for the disparity in earning power of women compared to men?
  • What areas of the professions are most glaringly dominated by men?
  • What is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and why is it important to women?
  • What specific recommendations does NOW present that will “enable women to enjoy true equality of opportunity and responsibility in society, without conflict with their responsibilities as mothers and homemakers?”
  • What do the authors mean by calling for a “new image of women?”

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discussion 2

Read “Bill Clinton on Free Trade and Financial Deregulation (1993-2000)” and using a minimum of 200 words (not including quotations) respond to the following questions. Make sure to reference specific passages from the document and/or textbook to support your discussion:

  • According to Clinton, what will be the benefits of NAFTA and the projected dismantling of “trade barriers?”
  • What contradictions are apparent in his argument for embracing the global economy?
  • What is the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act designed to do?
  • Who advocated deregulating the derivatives market, and what do these entities represent?
  • In the longer run, did NAFTA along with the deregulation of financial markets produce the benefits that Clinton envisioned? Why or why not?

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