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  1. Civil Rights Movement E-x-p-a-n-d-s!

  2. Women in the United States Wilma Rudolph, Overcame polio, Olympic sprinter, Triple gold medalist Sandra Day O’Connor, first woman Supreme Court Justice Toni Morrison, Author of “Beloved” and “The Bluest Eye,” Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winner Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady, United Nations delegate, Helped author “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”

  3. Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, lay beside her husband at night — she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question — "Is this all?" Betty Friedan writes “The Feminine Mystique,” 1963 World destruction

  4. The problem that has no name — which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities … Betty Friedan writes “The Feminine Mystique,” 1963 World destruction

  5. …is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease. Betty Friedan writes “The Feminine Mystique,” 1963 World destruction

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  7. Title IX (1972) : bans gender discrimination in public education, including sports World destruction

  8. Abortion laws by state, 1972 Red:  Illegal. (30) Purple: Legal in case of rape (1) Blue: Legal in case of danger to woman's health (2) Green: Legal in case of danger to woman's health, rape or incest, or likely damaged fetus (13) Yellow: Legal on request (4) World destruction

  9. Roe v Wade (1973): Constitution protects women’s right to abortion in first trimester

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  11. Alice Paul in 1917 and 1970: World destruction

  12. Equal Rights Amendment: passed Congress and 35 states (needed 38) World destruction

  13. Women’s pay as a percentage of men’s pay World destruction

  14. Latinos / Hispanics in the United States Roberto Clemente, Hall of Fame baseball player Rosa Rios, US treasurer, from Castro Valley! Carlos Santana, musician Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court justice

  15. California segregation, 1940s

  16. Mendez v Westminster School District: CA schools must not segregate Mexican- Americans

  17. United Farm Workers, Cesar Chavez, strike for better pay, conditions World destruction

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  19. Muy controvertido: AZ immigration law (2010) World destruction

  20. Asian Americans Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic ice skater, Gold medalist Frank Ogawa, Civil rights leader, Oakland City Council member 1966-1994 Amy Tan, Author, “The Joy Luck Club” Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy under Obama

  21. First Asian American Major League player: Masanori Murakami, San Francisco Giants! World destruction

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  24. Hardship and heroism: Japanese Americans in WWII World destruction

  25. Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1952: repealed citizenship bans for Asian Americans World destruction

  26. Immigration Act of 1965: opened door to more Asian immigration World destruction

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  28. Asian American Political Alliance, 1968 World destruction

  29. We are a people's alliance to effect social and political changes. We believe that the American society is historically racist… World destruction

  30. The goal of the AAPA is political education and advancement of Asian people. World destruction

  31. Student strikes at Berkeley, San Francisco State lead to ethnic studies programs World destruction

  32. Vincent Chin: beaten to death outside bar, 1982 Two autoworkers fined $3,000, probation, no jail! Outrage launched greater Asian American political involvement World destruction

  33. Unfinished business: stereotypes World destruction

  34. Unfinished business: stereotypes, mistrust, “Where are you from?” World destruction

  35. Disabled Americans Helen Keller, author and activist, blind and deaf Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, polio Ray Charles, musician, blind Christopher Reeve, actor and director, Quadriplegic

  36. Disabled Americans Mohammed Ali, boxer and activist, Parkinson’s Disease Thomas Edison, Inventor, deaf Ronald Reagan, President of the United States, Alzlheimer’s Disease Mia Hamm, Soccer player, Olympic gold medalist, Club foot

  37. Ed Roberts: first severely disabled student at UC Berkeley (polio, paralysis), “father of independent living” World destruction

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  40. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 1990: Prohibits discrimination against disabled; requires handicapped access in new construction. Wade Blank led the fight. World destruction

  41. “ObamaCare” (2010) requires insurance companies to sell policies to the disabled and those with “pre-existing conditions” World destruction

  42. Native Americans John Herrington, Pilot and astronaut, Chickasaw Ingrid Washinawatok, Human rights activist, United Nations delegate, Menominee Dr. Susan Picotte, physcian, Omaha Charles Curtis, Vice Pres. of U.S., (1929-1933), Kaw

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  45. American Indian Movement (1968) AIM has pledged to fight White Man's injustice to Indians, his oppression, persecution, discrimination and malfeasance in Indian affairs.

  46. American Indian Movement (1968) AIM shall be there to help the Native People regain human rights and achieve restitutions and restorations.

  47. Unfinished business: Land claims, treaty enforcement. To protest, occupy Alcatraz for 19 Months in1969 World destruction

  48. What about tribal sovereignty? Pres. Obama signed Tribal Law and Order Act, expands tribal police power World destruction

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