Timeline 4 - MAS10B BarreraCovarrubias TIMELINE OF MEXICAN...

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MAS 10B Barrera • Covarrubias TIMELINE OF MEXICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE, HISTORY AND CULTURE PART IV (1960 – 1980) 1960 Viva Kennedy clubs spring up in support of the Democratic ticket of Kennedy and Johnson 1962 César Chávez and Dolores Huerta co-found the National Farm Workers Association, which would evolve into the United Farm Workers (UFW), in Delano, CA 1963 In New Mexico, Reies López Tijerina incorporates La Alianza Federal de los Mercedes (later known as the Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres) Bracero Program ends 1965 The UFW begins its grape boycott Luis Valdez founds El Teatro Campesino in Delano, CA 1966 Rodolfo Acuña teaches the first Mexican American history class in Los Angeles 1967 The Mexican American Youth Organization (MAYO) is founded in San Antonio Tijerina takes over the Tierra Amarilla County Courthouse in New Mexico 250 students representing seven Los Angeles colleges and universities meet to form the United Mexican American Students (UMAS) Corky González writes the epic poem, “I Am Joaquin” El Grito: A Journal of Contemporary Mexican-American Thought
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