SOCIAL AND LEGAL STATUS OF US WOMEN: HISTORY OF THE XX CENTURY
Keywords:: legal status of women, Declaration of Independence, US women
American women in society. 200 years after the US War of Independence, a peaceful revolution for women's independence took place. The efforts of several generations were required for the struggle for equality to succeed. Modern young American women can afford to skeptically or negatively speak about feminism, while they are ambitious, striving for social, political and economic positions, fundamentally inaccessible to women 30 years ago.
When creating the American Republic, the Declaration of Independence proclaimed that "all people are created equal and endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, which include life, freedom and the pursuit of happiness".
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