History / An Era of Activism

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

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