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Betty Friedan
Author who helped spark women's movement.
Equal Pay Act (1963)
Federal law that made it illegal for employers to pay female workers less than male workers for the same job.
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Women's right group
Gloria Steinmen
Women inspired to activism during late 1960's.
National Women's Political Caucus
Group formed by Gloria Steinmen and others in 1971 to encourage women to run for political office.
Education Amendments Act (1972)
Federal law prohibiting sexual discrimination in higher education.
Phyllis Schlafly
A vocal opponent to the Equal Rights Amendment.
Bella Abzug
NY representative.
Shirley Chisholm
NY representative.
Dolores Huerta
Former CSO worker.
César Chávez
NFWA leader who decided to join a strike.
La Huelga (1965-70)
Successful strike by migrant farmworkers in California against grape growers, led by César Chávez.
United Farm Workers (UFW)
Group formed in the 1960's to improve working conditions for migrant farmworkers.
Reies López Tijerina
Led the Alianza Federal de Mercedes in northern New Mexico.
Alianza Federal de Mercedes
Federal Alliance of Land Grants; group led by Reies López Tijerina to try to regain land taken form Mexican Americans.