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Betty Friedan
Sparked something being an author
Equal Pay Act
Which Kennedy signed in June 1963
National Organization for Women
Now claimed some 1,000 members within its first year in existence
Gloria Steinem
One of the women inspire to activism during the late 1960's
National Women's Political Caucus
Encourage women to run for political office
Education Amendments Act
Which outlawed sexual discrimination in higher education
Phyllis Schlafly
Pleased when the ERA failed to win ratification
Bella Abzug and Shirley Chisholm
Received national attention
Cesar Chavez
NFWA leaders decided to join the strike
Dolores Huerta
Founded the NFWA
La Huelga
The Delano grape strike lasted until 1970
United Farm Workers
NFWA merged with another union forming this
Reies Lopez Tijerina
Led the..
Alianza Federal de Mercedes
Federal Alliance of Land Grants
Brown Berets
Inspired by the black panthers
Rodalfo "Corky" Gonzales
Became one of the leading figures in the Chicano movement
Crusade for Justice
A group that promoted Mexican American nationalism
Mexican American Youth Organization
One of MAYO's founders
Jose Angel Gutierrez
Had been inspired by a 1966 farmworkers protest march
La Raza Unida Party
Gutierrez formed this
American Indian Movement
Became the major forced behind the Red Power movement
Russell Means
A sioux who was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation of South Dakota
Ed Roberts
A young Californian who had become a quadriplegic after having polio
Rehabilitation Act
Congress added to these efforts to expand opportunity when it passed
Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Required public schools to provide education for children with physical or mental disibilities
American Association of Retired Persons
Became the largest such group
Gray Panthers
Founded by...
Maggie Kuhn
Founded the Gray Panthers
Older Americans Act
Committed the government to providing elderly Americans with adequate income and medical care
Children's Defense Fund
Quickly became the leading children's rights organization
Marian Wright Edelman
The group's purpose as "identifying, publicizing, and correcting"
Generation Gap
Between the baby boomers and their elders grew wider as the decade wore on
Mario Savio
Helped organize the protests
Counterculture
Alternative lifestyle
Timothy Leary
The drugs leading supporter
Pop art
Intended to appeal popular tastes
British Invasion
The introduction of new British bands to an American audience
Joan Baez and Bob Dylan
Wrote lyrics that sent a political message to listeners
James Brown
Perhaps the most dynamic artist of the era
Aretha Franklin
The Queen of Soul
Woodstock
More than just a rock concert