History Quiz / An Era of Activism

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

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