4.22.History.Notes - National Welfare Rights Organization people used to be hesitant to collect welfare but they changed this and 90 of people

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April 22, 2011 1968 Robert Kennedy Humphrey McCarthy Chicago: Democratic National Convention New Left Radicalism: Weather Underground - Become a domestic terrorist group, they bomb buildings and things, don't kill people though they call ahead and say that they need to evacuate the building, Legacies fo the 1960's Environmentalism Rachel Carson, Silent Spring (1962) - showed that DDT had a very negative affect on all of us, if you harm the evironment you harm us even is if it doesn't seem like it, Earth Day Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Rights Revolution Warren Court Miranda v. Arizona (1966) - miranda rights, Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) - contraceptives, came down to privacy, said the constitution "implies" that americans have a right to privacy, Roe v. Wade (1973) - warren had retired by now, right to have abortion or not because of privacy aka griswold v. connecticut,
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Unformatted text preview: National Welfare Rights Organization - people used to be hesitant to collect welfare, but they changed this and 90% of people eligable began claiming welfare, Feminist Movement - start fighting for equal pay and work, maternity leave, Gay Rights: Stonewall - known gay places were subjected to police and other hurassment before, most gays stayed in the closet, but now they start coming out of the closet and demanding their rights, stonewall was a gay bar in NYC and it was raided by the police, this time they fought back though, Multiculturalism - before it was expected for immigrants to learn english and become american, Immigration Act of 1965 Diversity - maybe we should celebrate diversity, maybe thats what america is about, diversity becomes to be seen as a good thing in america, Chicano Movement: "Brown Power"...
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course HIS 39271 taught by Professor Annemartinez during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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