An Era of Activism

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Designed to control the pollution caused by industries and car emissions.
The theory of political, economic, and social equality of men and women.
Union created by César Chávez to organize Mexican field hands in the West.
Self-government, with respect to local matters.
Organization of Japanese Americans working to promote the rights of Asian Americans.
Group of young Americans in the 1960s who rejected conventional customs and mainstream culture
Government organization formed in 1974 to oversee the civilian uses of nuclear materials.
Government organization formed in 1970 to set and enforce national pollution-control standards.
Proposed constitutional amendment, never ratified, to prohibit discrimination on account of sex.
DefinitionKey Word
Organization formed in 1966 to promote the full participation of women in American society.
1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
In 1972, the EPA gained further responsibilities when Congress enacted the _______ to regulate the discharge of industrial and municipal wastewater.
The fears of those who criticized Woodstock came true at the festival held at this Speedway in California on December 6, 1969.
1969 music festival in upstate New York.
Person whose family origins are in Spanish-speaking Latin America
Person who works long hours for low wages, moving from farm to farm, often from state to state, to provide the labor needed to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops.
Mexican Americans
Organization formed in 1968 to help Native Americans.

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