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Unformatted text preview: for blacks, invalidated Jim Crow laws, desegregate public schools and public areas in general 1965: Labor union strike for higher wages (Cesar Chavez): United Farm Workers of America. agricultural labor was made vulnerable for labor exploitation.-3 weeks: March from Selma Alabama. People began to put their physical safety on the line for their rights. -Hart-Cellar Act is passed (Immigration Act of 1965): made Americans aware of racism in the US, eliminated national origin quotas, every country was treated equally, max of 20,000 each country first come first serve. 1966: Chavez marched and called for CA-nians to boycott, strike lasted 5 years....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course ETHN 1B ETHN 1B taught by Professor V during the Winter '10 term at UCSD.
- Winter '10