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Question 1: In the ________, leaders of the feminist movement campaigned for the abolition of slavery and Temperance prior to championing women's rights.
CanadaUnited StatesPhilippinesAlaska

Question 2: The second wave (1960s-1980s) dealt with the inequality of laws, as well as ________ inequalities.
FamilySlaveryCultureHuman rights

Question 3: It also lobbied at an international level, such as the ________, and continued its work till 1983.
United Nations DayUnited Nations Trusteeship CouncilParis Peace Conference, 1919League of Nations

Question 4: In 1948 the UN issued its ________[121] which protects "the equal rights of men and women", and addressed both the equality and equity issues.
International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsUniversal Declaration of Human RightsInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsDrafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Question 5: ________ did so in Herland (1915), for example.
Harriet Beecher StoweUncle Tom's CabinConnecticutCharlotte Perkins Gilman

Question 6: The novels of George Meredith and George Gissing[42] and the plays of ________[43] also outlined the plight of women of the time.
Love's ComedyGhosts (play)Henrik IbsenPeer Gynt

Question 7: Activists who discussed or advanced women's issues prior to the existence of the ________ are sometimes labeled protofeminist.
Feminist theologyFeminismFeminist movementFirst-wave feminism

Question 8: The popular icon ________ became a symbol for a generation of working women.
Rosie the RiveterThe Andrews SistersUnited States home front during World War IIUnited States

Question 9: The second Showalter calls "Gynocritics" - where the "woman is producer of textual meaning" including "the psychodynamics of female creativity; ________ and the problem of a female language; the trajectory of the individual or collective female literary career [and] literary history".
PragmaticsNoam ChomskyLinguisticsSemantics

Question 10: Women writers in the utopian literature movement of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, at the time of ________, often addressed sexism.
Women's rightsFirst-wave feminismWomen's suffrage in the United StatesFeminist movement

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