By: Diane Vik, Amina Aslam
Meet Eleanor Roosevelt
Problems Eleanor Roosevelt Faced
- Gender inequality
- Women's Rights- In many places women still are not treated equally in the workplace and during voting.
- Civil Rights
- Racial inequality- In most states there are still racial conflicts.
Eleanor Roosevelt Facing her Problems
First, Eleanor has overcome Civil Rights by quitting the daughters of the american revolution because they did not let a African american singer sing at the Constitution Hall, and later hired her to sing at the White House. Secondly, Eleanor overcame the problem with gender inequality and women's rights by working for the league of Women voters, speaking out about women's issues
How These Problems Still Exist Today
Solutions to These Problems
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