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Chris Outlaw His-255 5-30-00 Discuss the impacts of birth control on men and women The aspect of sex and the use of birth control were touchy issues in the early 20th century Sex was only for married couples that wanted to have children The idea of sex before marriage was crazy Because of all the beliefs about sex being only for procreation and not for pleasure birth control was not needed There was one major event and one key person who are responsible for making the use of birth control acceptable in America The major event being World War I In World War I there was a lot of usage of whore houses by the French and English soldiers A major problem with the French and English governments allowing men to go to the whorehouses was that there was rapid spread of VD A soldier that is suffering from herpes syphilis or gonorrhea doesnt fight too well President Wilson was very concerned about the American soldiers getting sick and not able to fight He also wanted to stop the spread of VD Wilson decided that during boot camp the soldiers would be taught about VDs and the effect of them The recruits had to take a sexual education class In the class the men were shown pictures and movies that showed what various vaginal diseases looked like and what they would do to a mans sex organs This was an effective in stopping the American soldiers from going to the French whorehouses Another program the US Government instituted to stop the spread of VD was to give out condoms to the soldiers The government however wasnt condoning sex with the free condoms Printed on the condoms was for prevention of disease only The government was only using birth control to stop VD not pregnancy After World War I the GIs that came home used the information they learned in
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