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Three things the counterculture was going against
Tradition, what's expected, and parents
Three roots or sources of inspiration for the counterculture
- Civil Rights Movement
- Vietnam-war peace movement
Four things that define the counterculture
- Rock N Roll music
- sexual revolution
- mind-altering drugs
- interest in other (eastern) spirituality
Some differences with the Generation Gap
- Dad is provider, wearing nice suit to work
- Kids wear bell-bottoms with long hair, and don't think about responsibilities
Three positive effects of the counterculture
- The music
- More groups get equality
- More colleges offer studies on other cultures
Writer of "The Feminine Mystique"
Book that started/sparked the women's rights movement
The Feminine Mystique
NOW: stands for?
Nat'l Organization for Women
Passage of the equal rights ammendment
Woman who believed the ERA would hurt families and make women get drafted
Roe v Wade
Supreme ct.'s decision granted women the right to legal abortions
Law (section/passage) which bans discrimination in education
Title 9 of the 1972 Higher Education Act
Makes it illegal to deny a woman credit because of gender.
Equal Opportunity Credit Act 1974
Started United Farm Workers programs
UFW: stands for?
United Farm Workers
Movement to promote Latin culture and political strength
Three goals of the Chicano Movement
- inclusion of Latino culture and heritage in education
- reduce poverty and improve opportunity for Latinos
- see more Latino representation in all areas of gov't
Group created to address native fishing rights, but later expanded into civil rights
Nat'l Indian Youth Council
Group created as an activist group for urban NAs and soon expanded into land, legal, and self-gov't issues
American Indian _____
Wounded Knee, SD: The Story?
American Indian _____ occupied it 1973, gov't surrounded them, two ended up dead.
NA tribe/people that was massacred at Wounded Knee in 1890
Granted NA tribes more control over resources on their reservations.
Indian Self-Determination Act of 1975
Creator of consumer advocacy groups
Organizations to ensure that products were safe and trustworthy
Consumer advocacy groups
Nixon's regulations to help workers (3)
- Worker safety regulations
- Regular breaks
Author of "Silent Spring"
Book that started/sparked the environmental movement
Pesticide banned thanks to "Silent Spring"
River that caught fire in 1969, bringing attention to pollution problems
Cuyahoga River, Ohio
Date of the first Earth Day
April 22, 1970
Idea/cause of the first earth day
Protest to promote protecting the environment
Organization to make sure people meet environmental standards
EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
Three acts passed by Nixon to protect the environment
- Clean Air Act
- Clean Water Act
- Endangered Species Act
Suburb in NY plagued by problems due to toxic waste
Government effort to clean up toxic waste areas
Island that nearly had a major nuclear disaster when the reactor broke down.
Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania
Reasons people (companies) were against environmental regulations and such (2)
- Violation of property rights
- Must spend more money to meet regulations