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  • Pri President Of Mexico
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    President Clinton recently visited Mexico. While there, he met with PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) president Ernesto Ze dillo. The PRI is the political party in power. It has been in power for over 60 years and has never lost a presidential election. Is the PRI the true expression of the democratic will of the people of Mexico, or a totalitarian dictatorship In 1968 Mexican students protested the PRI government and army. Over 300 students were murdered. On January 1st 1994, a group of M...
  • Students And The People Of Mexico City
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    "Red October" It was Wednesday, October 2nd, 1968 in Mexico City, a few weeks away from the Mexico '68 Summer Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. For the last three months, the city had been facing an intensive and stressful situation with the national university students on strike. This strike was initiated at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, from and for the student's sake against its Governing Board. Suddenly, the student's ideals were mixed with a politic radical stream through the ...
  • Free Speech Movement
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    Analyse the ideals and goals of the free speech movement in Berkeley. The first official protest was held in May 1960 in the San Francisco Hall. The protest was held whilst a meeting for the House of Un-American Committee (HUAC) was taking place. It was a stand against US oppression of political freedom, and with the work of HUAC hitting close to him - a Berkeley student had been subpoenaed, the students were ready to make their opposition heard. It is important not to take the activities of the...
  • Free Speech Movement
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    During the 60's, there were social unrest on campuses across America as students became active in politics. Students at UCB organized sit ins and other demenstrations against the racial discrimination. When the university banned the students from the demenstrations, students gathered together to form the Free Speech movement. The university acted on the university charter law to ban politics on the college campus. Even though the law was not supposed to be inter perated in that way, the universi...
  • Kent State Anti War Students
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    Thirty Years Later- Kent State May 4, 2000 Thirty years later, just after noon, the Victory Bell again rings through the green grass of Kent State University's Commons. The bell rings twenty-seven times; one toll for each of the four students killed and nine wounded by the Ohio National Guard May 4, 1970, and 14 times in solidarity for the two students murdered and twelve wounded by Mississippi Highway Patrol at Jackson State University May 15, 1970 Kent State University officials stopped holdin...
  • Student Protest Movement
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    A Battle of Rights The Student Protest Movement of the 1960's was initiated by the newly empowered minds of Americas youth. The students who initiated the movement had just returned from the "Freedom Summer" as supporters of the Civil Rights Movement, registering Black voters, and they turned the principles and methods they had learned on the Freedom Rides to their own issues on campus. These students (mostly white, middle class) believed they were being held down by overbearing University rules...
  • Student Support For The Fsm
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    The Free Speech Movement started as a dispute over 26 feet of sidewalk and escalated into a pitched battle for control of the University of California at Berkeley. In the process, an entire school, students and faculty alike, was polarized into two camps fundamentally at odds with each other, both ideologically and in terms of rhetoric. The Free Speech Movement represented the adoption of civil rights protest techniques-pickets, sit-ins, and other non-violent methods-in a hitherto untested arena...
  • Creative Teachings Of The Algebra Project Students
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    My lah Diff ay EPS 202 Charlotte Frye-TA 12/16/02 The book Radical Equations: Math Literacy and Civil Rights authored by Robert Moses and Charles E. Cobb Jr. depicts another perspective for designing academic curricula. This new perspective is a result of the Algebra Project, a program that gives African American students a creative and more efficient formula to learn math skills at higher levels. Robert Moses introduced the Algebra Project reform in the late 1980's, early 1990's to schools nati...

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