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Ethan RodwellDirections:For each of the stations/documents, analyze the documents and answer thecorresponding questions. Documents can be found on PLP.National Grape Boycott + César Chávez1. How many people supported the grape boycott? Why do you think this many peoplesupported the grape boycott?Over 2,000 people supported the boycott. This many people supported the boycott since theywere the grape workers themselves taking a stand against unfair working conditions.2. Look at the poster from the NAACP. Why does the NAACP say people should boycottgrapes?People should boycott grapes since the people working hard to harvest the grapes are beingmistreated and being paid unfairly.3. Look at the image of the Aztec-like god. Why would there be blood coming out of grapes inthis propaganda? Do you think it’s convincing? Why?Blood would be figuratively coming out of the grapes since it was the blood of the workers beingused to harvest and collect the grapes. This propaganda represents the hard work being put inby the farmers yet the compensation for this hard work doesn't exist.

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C sar Ch vez, Delano grape strike, Brown Berets, Chicano Moratorium

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