Slang 12

  1. AIM
    (American Indian Movement) Civil rights organization formed by american indians in 1968 to address the needs of Native Americans
  2. Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act
    Legislation passed by congress that attempted to repay Japanese Americans forcibly removed from their homes suring World War II
  3. Americans with Disabilities Act
    1990 Legislation Prohibiting Discrimination against qualifed individuals with disabilites in the workplace.
  4. Gideon v.Wainwright
    1963 supreme Court decision that established the right of those accused in criminal trials to have a lawyer, even if they cannot afford one.
  5. United Farm Workers
    an organization formed in 1971 and led by Ce`sar Cha`vez to represent the interests fo migrant farm labor.
  6. Mandate
    a binding obligation
  7. Conformity
    Process by which an individual's attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors are influenced by the rules fo society.
  8. Hippies
    Members of the youth movement that encouraged noncoformity beinning in the mid 1960s.
  9. Wiidstock
    Musical festival billed as "An Aquarian Exposition", held in the rural town of bethel, newyork from August 15 to August 18, 1969.
  10. Port Huron  Statement
    1962 declaration by tom Hayden a member fo student for a Democratic Society (SDS) and student at eh university of Michigan, calling for an end to apathy, urging citizens to challege the gorvernment.
  11. The Feminine Mystique
    Betty Friedan's 1963 book that revealed the unsatisfactory lives led by many women, held back by the roles society forced upon them.
  12. TitleIX
    1972 legislation prohibiting federally funded schools from admissions to athletics.
  13. Roe v. Wade
    1973 landmark supreme court case that ruled a woman's right to choose whether or not to continue a pregnancy is protected under the privacy clause of the 14th Amendment.
Card Set
Slang 12
The Seventies to the Present