Other inventors of the Modern Era were Mary Anderson (windshield wipers), Sarah Boone (ironing board), Joan Clark (medicine tray, holder for bras), and many more important people. During the time period (1970′s and 1980′s) was about civil rights advancements, woman’s movements, increased space exploring, all about me decade, and personal computers were popular; at home, work, schools, and offices. There were also a lot of divorces that left many families struggling to get by. One parent taking care of the children was most typical and common. Women started to wait on getting married and continued with getting their education don’t first. They realized there was more than just being a housewife and something had to change. Women wanted to be viewed differently and they were going to prove a point. This was the turning point and big lifestyle change for most women (Bellis).
To be successful, women didn’t need to be married and would do just fine on their own. These women wanted and got their name out there. They invented more products and had tons of ideas to share. Each decade had more and more women succeeding and inventing something important. The typical woman was a housewife and the husband worked. She took care of the kids, cleaned the house, cooked; breakfast, lunch, dinner, took care of the children, and hardly left the house. Sally Fox grew up in this time period and knew she could do anything she wanted. During this time period, her determination and excruciating work finally paid off. The experiments of cotton turned into
millions of dollars.
California is a state that many people flocked to and still do today. There has always been a lot of entertainment success and it’s attracted millions. At time, many cities couldn’t keep up with the amount of people moving to them. There wasn’t enough health care, food, houses, etc. Many Native Americans, Asian Americans, and Hispanic Americans wanted to see a big change with politics, socially, and economic security (Paddison).