Cesar Chavez And United Farm Workers Movement, 1st Edition

  • Roger A. Bruns
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  • ISBN-10: 031338651X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313386510
  • DDC: 331.88
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 186 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Led by a relatively penniless young farm worker named Cesar Chavez, the farm workers movement still inspires a sense of pride and purpose among Latinos fighting for personal rights, political power, and economic well-being. Many of the young volunteers in the farm workers movement continue to fight for progressive causes today. Just who was Chavez and what motivated him to say, "enough"?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Landmarks of the American Mosaic.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: The Forgotten Workers of the Fields.
2: The Education of Cesar Chavez.
3: The Community Organizers.
4: Creating a Union for Farm Workers.
5: The Delano Grape Strike and the Great March to Sacramento.
6: Strikes, Boycotts, Fasts, and the Politics of Nonviolence.
7: Wielding Political Power: The Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1975.
8: Cracks in the Foundation.
9: The Continuing Fight.
Biographies of Key Figures.
Primary Documents.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.