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    • Goal 11
    • A. César Chavez: Leader in the Latino rights movement.
    • B. American Indian Movement (AIM): fought for treaty rights and better conditions/opportunitie s for Native Americans.
    • C. Environmental Protection Agency: enforced the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act.
    • D. Betty Friedan : author of The Feminine Mystique which told housewives it was ok to yearn for more than their accepted role as a wife and mother.
    • E. National Organization for Women (NOW): fought for fair pay and equal opportunities for women.
    • F. Gloria Steinem: a women’s rights advocate who started Ms. Magazine
    • G. Phyllis Schlafly: oppose the women’s movement.
    • H. Equal Rights Amendment: would have made discrimination based on sex illegal, but was never ratified.
    • I. Roe v. Wade (1973): legalized abortion.
    • J. Counterculture: movement by young people who wanted to resist the mainstream of dominant culture. This included changing music – rock & roll.
    • K. Haight-Ashbury: district of San Francisco which was a popular place for hippies to live.