cultural patterns that strongly oppose those widely accepted within a society
The distance between generations in values, behaviors and knowledge, marked by a mutual lack of understanding
biggest influence was new, adventurous harmonies that created possibilities for more complex melodic writing
a body of people or families living together and sharing everything
Haight - Ashbury
Haven for young people seeking an alternative to the straight world in 1965. Was located in San Francisco
former Harvard psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use as a way to open and expand the mind.
the belief that women should possess the same political and economic rights as men
American Feminist, writer of The Feminine Mystique, cofounded NOW
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) called for equal employment opportunity and equal pay for women. NOW also championed the legalization of abortion and passage of an equal rights amendment to the Constitution.
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
Proposed the 27th Amendment, calling for equal rights for both sexes. Defeated in the House in 1972.
founder and original publisher of Ms. magazine, and was an influential co-convener of the National Women's Political Caucus.
anti-feminist who led the campaign to defeat the ERA claiming it would undermine the american family
Roe v. Wade
(1973) legalized abortion on the basis of a woman's right to privacy
The Head Start Program is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.
farm workers who migrated from farm to farm, or even state to state
United Farm Workers (UFW)
A union formed by Cesar Chavez and others who gained rights and better treatment for migrant workers(of whom, the vast majority were Latino).
organized fight against discrimination faced by Latinos in education, employment and the legal system
American Indian Movement (AIM)
Native American organization founded in 1968 to protest government policies and injustices suffered by Native Americans; in 1973 organized armed occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota
Japanese American Citizens League
Pushed the government to compensate those sent to the camps for their lost property
A leftist American politician who promotes the environment, fair consumerism, and social welfare programs. His book Unsafe at Any Speed brought attention to the lack of safety in American automobiles.
United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
hazardous waste causing danger from chemicals and infectious organisms
A day created in 1970 about celebrating and caring for the Earth
Clean Air Act
1970- law that established national standards for states, strict auto emissions guidelines, and regulations, which set air pollution standardds for private industry.
Clean Water Act
Federal Law setting a national goal of making all natural surface water fit for fishing and swimming by 1983, banned polluted discharge into surface water and required the metals be removed from waste
Endangered Species Act
identifies threatened and endangered species in the US, and puts their protection ahead of economic considerations.