Received national attention for his efforts to fight for the rights of migrant agricultural workers.
Shown with symbolic hairstyles such as afros.
The goal of this movement was for Puerto Rican independence from the United States.
Chicano movement that protested against police violence in Los Angeles.
Equal Rights Amendment
Proposed amendment to the Constitution which would promise equal treatment for men and women in all atmospheres of life. It was eventually shot down due to criticism that it was a threat to traditional family life.
A rebellion of teens and young adults against mainstream society in the 1960's. Many of these people were called "hippies," and believed that society's values were hollow and its priorities misplaced.
Community that was the most famous center for the 1960's counterculture.
Woodstock Music and Art Fair
One of the most important events of the counterculture movement.
Native American needs
The passage of laws in the 1970s aimed at enhancing education, health care, voting rights, and religious freedom showed the the U.S. government was becoming receptive to addressing Native American needs after years of discrimination.
Women's Movement of the 1960's
The revival of this movement came about when women began to question why, years after voting rights had been given them, they were still treated unequally.
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales
Chicano leader who tried to make a change for Mexican Americans by becoming involved in politics, but realized political involvement was not the best way to solve the inequalities Mexican Americans faced.