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US History Chapter 21 Study Guide - Tessa Kaufmann
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Congress established Superfund to
clean up sites that had extreme environmental pollution
The catastrophe at Three Mile Island pointed out the hazards of
People with disabilities gained expanded civil rights through
laws that guaranteed them equal access to edcation
The American Indian Movement confronted the government through
a march from San Francisco to Washington D.C.
The Chicano movement
worked to increase Latino awareness of their history and culture
The second wave of feminism differed from the first wave because modern women wanted
political, social and economic equality of men and women
What did the Baby Boom generation value?
Youth, Spontaneity, and freedom of expression
Some conservatives opposed environmental regulations because they worried that the laws would
The Love Canal contamination and other events involving hazardous waste prompted Congress to
Which President encouraged Congress to create the EPA and signed a number of environmental laws?
Congress responded to the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring by
Restricting the use of DDT
In 1969, American Indians occupied Alcatraz primarily to
rebel against the government because they thought the land was theirs
What directly benefited people with disabilities by giving them a spotlight?
Consumer advocacy efforts resulted in
more workplace safety regulations
Which factor contributed to a rise in Latin American immigration in the mid-1900s?
a growing demand for cheaper labor in the US
The "pink collar ghetto" refers to the
wage disparity between men and women
The women's movement caused
the number of women in the workplace to double from 1950 to 2000
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 made it illegal to deny credit to someone because of
The National Organization for Women focused in part on
protecting reproductive freedoms
Which defining characteristic (action) of the counterculture provided the foundation for the various rights movements that followed it?
Why did the music and clothing industries market products for the counterculture?
because the counterculture represented a large consumer group
Which event helped create the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s?
One interest that defined the counterculture dealing with religion was...
union for Latino and Filipino farm workers
UFW (United Farm Workers)
event promoting environmental protection
English Rock Band
organization advocating women's rights
NOW (National Organization for Women)
Latino union leader
1973 Supreme Court case on abortion rights
Roe vs. Wade
1960s lifestyle challenging traditional mainstream values
poisonous byproduct of human activity
theory of full equality between men and women
political radical who encouraged people to reject mainstream society
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