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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 formed a labor union to protect farm worker rights.

    B. In 1965, Chávez, Dolores Huerta, and the union organized grape pickers to strike.

    C. They joined Filipino farm workers, refusing to work until they received better pay and better working conditions.

    D. Many people across the United States joined in a grape boycott.

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