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  • Chavez And The Joads
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    Migrant workers went through a lot of struggles. They went through life and death situations, prejudice, and one of the most important things of all they had to keep their family and people together and keep believing that they would make it to a better life. The things they go through while immigrating change their views on life forever. Some for the good some for the bad". They said, these god dammed okie's are dirty and ignorant. They " re degenerate, sexual maniacs. They " ll steal anything....
  • Cesar Chavez In Fight In The Fields
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    Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez In Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez, by Margo Sorenson, two teenagers were not paying attention in history class, and their teacher assigned them Saturday school, pulling weeds. Kenneth and Aleesa weren't friends, they were caught passing a note to someone. After, they started to work on Saturday, they both drank from a blue water jug, that sent them back in time. To the year 1965, where Cesar Chavez was helping out the field workers get their own union. By put...
  • Cesar Chavez Holiday Many People
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    Cesar Chavez Holiday Former United Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez unmasked our institutions and our leaders and exposed them for to what they really were - not what they pretended to be. Chavez did it in life, and now he does it in death. Chavez is once again the subject of a controversial issue, but this time it's not about workers rights. When the California Senate considered a bill to memorialize Chavez by making his birthday, March 31, a state holiday, the masks came off. The Senate app...
  • Opportunities As A Migrant Farm Worker
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    Cesar Chavez In the early 1960's, many minority groups rebelled against conservative America. One of these organizations was the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), a group of migrant farm workers that sought contracts with their employers that would include higher wages and more favorable working conditions. Cesar Chavez, a Mexican-American migrant farm worker and leader of the NFWA, followed the path of Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the two people most influential on his life, ...
  • Unionized Farm Workers
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    Case Chavez: Leader or Migrant Worker?" Non-violence really rest on the reservoir that you have to create in yourself of patience, not of being patient with the problems, but being patient with yourself to do the hard work". Cesar Chavez What makes a society look at a man as a leader? Is it the work that he does to help his community or is it the struggle they endure during their lifetime? Cesar Chavez was born into a migrant family and became one of the most recognized leaders for migrant worke...
  • Cesar Chavez
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    Through the years, individuals have shown that a single man can make a difference. Men who, when committed to a cause, will rise up with honor, integrity, and courage. Cesar Chavez was such a man. He represented the people and rose above his self concerns to meet the needs of the people. Cesar Chavez showed us that, "The highest form of freedom carries with it the greatest measure of discipline". He lived by this standard and fought freedom with the highest form of dignity and character. Cesar C...
  • Early 1980's Farm Workers
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    Cesar Estrada Chavez was born March 31, 1927, on the small farm near Yuma, Arizona that his grandfather homesteaded during the 1880's. At age 10, life began as a migrant farm worker when his father lost the land during the Depression. These were bitterly poor years for Cesar, his parents, brothers and sisters. Together with thousands of other displaced families, the Chavez family migrated throughout the Southwest, laboring in fields and vineyards. Cesar left school after the eighth grade to help...
  • Cesar Chavez
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    Cesar Chavez For some reason or another, the time frame for the story of Cesar Chavez would seem more appropriate in the thirties rather than the sixties. Perhaps it is because most of us think that all that "labor stuff" happened in the thirties and that such exploitation doesn't exist anymore. Yet there is a man, still living, who grew up in the most deprivation possible, in the thirties, and continued to fight for the migrant workers as if the thirties were never over. The possibilities of mi...
  • Cesar Chavez During His Movement
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    CESAR CHAVEZ MURAL The artist who painted the Cesar Chavez mural was Emigdio Vazquez. He painted the mural as a tribute to Cesar Chavez, because Emigdio wanted to paint a heroic and poignant mural taht would celebrate his life and all what Cesar did for the farm workers. On the mural Cesar Chavez is surrounded by some of his compatriots in the farm workers movement, like Dolores Huerta, Luis Valdez, Fred Ross, Sr. and many others. It also includes anonymous images of people who admired Cesar Cha...
  • Cesar Chavez
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    Senator Robert F. Kennedy viewed Cesar Chavez as "one of the heroic figures of our time". Chavez is known to have been the first to found a successful workers' union in US history. He created several labor unions and gave hope to many Chicano families that arrived in the United States looking for a better life. But upon discovering that America wasn't the dream that they had imagined it to be, Chavez was able to help these people realize some of that dream. Chavez revolutionized the labor force ...
  • Cesar Chavez And The Union
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    1943? -, Polish Blah Walesa, Lech 1943? -, Polish labor and political leader, president of POLAND (1990-95). In 1980 he assumed leadership of the independent trade union SOLIDARITY. A moderate, he gained numerous concessions from the authorities before his arrest and internment in the military crackdown of 1981. Released in Nov. 1982, he was awarded the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize. A leader in Poland's peaceful change from Communist rule to pluralistic democracy in 1989, Walesa became increasingly cr...

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