Women during the new deal
Case of study: Frances Perkins and Mary Bethune
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This work turns around how extent did women impose their presence in the American society during Franklin Delano Roosevelt administration. Francis Perkins and Mary Bethune are taken as a case of study. Mary Bethune as a minority in both sides; first being an African American, and second as a female, succeeded in finding the way to balance a career, a life, and a family. Also, Francis Perkins contributed in changing the lives of many Americans, in addition to maintaining a successful career, regardless of gender. The work speaks about a historical background of women positions before the coming of Roosevelt to office as a president. It shows mainly, how the image of the female had changed from the “female stay-at-home” to breadwinners. Also, It includes the perceptions that women had at that time to achieve equality with men in the workforce. In addition to that, it demonstrates Mary Bethune’s and Francis Perkins’s progressions as public leaders, and deals with the new programs that were executed for the benefit of the whole society. The result of this work is that, women could be able to take on more responsibility in the office .Also; they were able to not rely on men to participate at politics.
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