First, what is “the problem with no name” and what does Friedan say has caused it? Use the Feminine Mystique excerpt link, the textbook reading on Friedan, and the lecture to critically evaluate the phrase and its historical context (what was happening at the time and just before it that contributed to this problem).

Second, How was the story of the bus boycott as told by Joanne Gibson Robinson different from the one told in the children’s version of the story and why might these differences matter to the way we think about women in the Civil Rights Movement today?

1950s