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Cesar Chavez


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Cesar Chavez
Migrant farm worker who fought for better treatment and equal pay for farm workers
Like MLK and Gandhi he believed.....
in settling matters non-violently
Important Date - 1962
forms the Farm Workers Association (FWA) Union
Important Date - 1965
FWA joins another union to form the United Farm Workers Union
Important Date - 1975
leads a 1,000 mile march through California
Important Date - 1988
goes on a 36 day fast to protest pesticides
Important Location
California - he leads marches and protests here
Character Trait #1
Diligence - he showed diligence through fasting and marching for equal rights
Character Trait #2
Justice - he believed all people deserved equal treatment and led farmers in their fight for justice