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of California for nearly 19 months. They argued that the land was rightfully theirs according to a treaty signed by Abraham Lincoln that said Native Americans could reclaim lands that the U.S. government had abandoned. The activists offered to buy the island from the U.S. government for "24 dollars in glass beads and red cloth." Eventually, the government cut off all power to the island and then removed those who refused to leave People Gray Panthers (Who were they and what did they fight for?) The Gray Panthers are a series of multi -generational local advocacy networks in the United States which confront ageism and many other social justice issues. The organization was formed by Maggie Kuhn in response to her forced retirement from the Presbyterian Church at the age of 65 in 1970. National Organization for Women (NOW) (What were their goals?) The National Organization for Women is an American feminist organization founded in 1966. The organization consists of 550 chapters in all 50 U.S. states and in Washington, D.C. The organization is left-leaning.With 500,000 members and 550 chapters in all 50 states, NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been "to take action" to bring about equality for all women. Betty Friedan- Betty Friedan was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the women's movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the second Phyllis Schlafly- Phyllis McAlpin Schlafly was an American constitutional lawyer and conservative activist. She was known for her Events Civil Rights Act of 1964 (How did it affect different minority groups?) The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Pub.L. 88–352, 78 Stat. 241, enacted July 2, 1964 ) is a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 1961 - President's Commission on the Status of Women- The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) was established to advise the President of the United States on issues concerning the status of women . It was created by John F. Kennedy's Executive Order 10980 signed December 14, 1961 . Title IX was passed- In 1972 Congress passed the Educational Amendments. One section of this law, Title IX , prohibits discrimination against girls and women in federally-funded education, including in athletics programs. Roe v. Wade- is a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of abortion. ... Arguing that these state interests became stronger over the course of a pregnancy, the Court resolved this balancing test by tying state regulation of abortion to the third trimester of pregnancy. Delano Grape Strike- The Delano grape strike was a labor strike by the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee and the United Farm Workers against grape growers in California. The strike began on September 8, 1965, and lasted more than five years.

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