The American Vision Chapter 27
Terms and Definitions.
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a culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture
a youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s
collective farms grouped together to organize farming and plan public services
statement written by Tom Hayden; SDS ideology; criticized cold war, complained about domestic social problems, criticized mainstream American Society
set up the students for a Democratic Society SOS in 1960. This was a very liberal group. They set up the new left a political movement to chang poverty & racism by radical means.
Free Speech Movement
led by Berkley college students who were fighting the restriction of free speech
is a district of San Francisco, California, USA became the center of the San Francisco Renaissance and with it, the rise of a drug culture and rock-and-roll lifestyle by the mid '60s
3 day rock concert in upstate N.Y. August 1969, exemplified the counterculture of the late 1960s, nearly 1/2M gather in a 600 acre field
A twentieth-century American folksinger and songwriter. His music, with its strong note of social protest, was especially popular during the 1960s, when he wrote songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind," "The Times They Are A-Changin'," and "Like a Rolling Stone."
the movement aimed at equal rights for women
Equal Pay Act
made it illegal for employers to pay female workers less than men for the same job
United States feminist who founded a national organization for women (born in 1921)
National Organization for Women
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.
founder and original publisher of Ms. magazine, and was an influential co-convener of the National Women's Political Caucus.
Equal Rights Amendment
constitutional amendment passed by Congress but never ratified that would have banned discrimination on the basis of gender
1970s; a new right activist that protested the women's rights acts and movements as defying tradition and natural gender division of labor; demonstrated conservative backlash against the 60s
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance
A refugee or group of refugees returning to their home country, usually with the assistance of government or a non-governmental organization
The acquisition of two languages that use different speech sounds, vocabularies, and grammatical rules.
League of United Latin American Citizens
Worked for Mexican American rights in the court system, in hiring, and in education.
American GI Forum
It originally focused on veteran's issues such as payment of pensions and access to health care. But the group quickly expanded to other issues such as job discrimination, housing segregation, poll taxes, voter registration, and segregated schools.
United States labor leader who organized farm workers (born 1927)
taught farmworkers how to become citizens and how to vote; earned more money to buy food and clothing for them; worked with Cesar Chavez to form the National Farm Workers Association
United Farm Workers
organization of migrant workers formed to win better wages and working conditions led by Cesar Chevez
La Raza Unida
political party started by Jose Angel Gutierrez, worked for better housing and jobs, and also backed latino political candidates
Bilingual Education Act
public law 90-247, provide transitional programs that used the child's native lang. with English instruction before children enter English only classes
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