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Chapter 12, Lesson 1 A Struggle for Rights (pp. 270-274)

I. Blacks Seek Equal Rights

II. Farm Workers Organize

    A. Cesar Chávez became a leader for migrant farm workers who earned low wages and had to live and work under poor conditions.

    B. Chávez and other farm workers formed a labor union to protect their own rights.

    C. In 1965, grape pickers won better working conditions and better pay through a strike.

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