employers were supposed to ensure that a certain percentage of employees
were minorities, or that a certain percentage of government contracts were given to minority-
The cause is the transition of America towards greater interest in changing American
culture and ending racism.
: It gave minority races chances to do things that they were once not allowed to do or
had a limited chance in doing such as getting into colleges and also the elimination of racism in
Basically five men got arrested for breaking in into Democrat headquarters in the
Watergate hotel and they were linked to Nixon telling them to break in to find out what their
arguments were for the debate.
Nixon wanted to win and be prepared for the debate
People favored for the Republican party more because they saw how corrupt the
government was and wanted a weaker central/federal government.
prices kept going up (inflation) but the economy began losing jobs (or stagnating)
the Yom Kippur War of 1973, the oil-rich nations of the Middle East sought to punish the
United States for supporting Israel by placing an embargo on oil sold to the United States, the
result was that oil prices in the United States quadrupled.
(basically energy crisis)
Recessions cause major increase in unemployment. End of post-WWII economic
popular 1970s dance music that combined elements of soul music, pop, Latin dance,etc. A
hybrid style of music.
No really significant cause just Culture
the last gasp of racial integration (Basically everyone got along and came together
because of disco)
Movement in the 1960s and 70s that wanted to earn respect for the
: As the Chicanos/as saw the success of the Black Movement, they decided that it was
their turn to earn the respect from the majority that was missing for a long time.
: The movement awoke a sense of solidarity among many Hispanics and how they
should work together to fight against the prejudices of America.
Combahee River Collective Statement:
The Combahee River Collective was a Black feminist lesbian organization active in Boston from
1974 to 1980. The Collective was instrumental in highlighting that the white feminist movement
was not addressing their particular needs.
In 1974 the Boston collective "observed that their vision for social change was more
radical than the NBFO", and as a result, the group chose to strike out on their own as the
Combahee River Collective.