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Chicano Movement Power Point. 1

  1. 1. Chicano Movement <ul><li>Leading up to the movement
  2. 2. The components of the movement </li><ul><li>What the were and what they did </li></ul><li>Impact
  3. 3. Present times </li></ul>
  4. 4. Leading up to the movement <ul><li>The term “Chicano” was used as a pejorative term towards Mexican-American kids in the decades leading up to the 1960s
  5. 5. Although it was meant to be offensive, it was embraced by the people it was meant to offend. </li><ul><li>Pejorative means to be belittling or derogatory </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. components <ul><li>The Chicano youth movement
  7. 7. The Farmworkers movement
  8. 8. An organization called MAYO (Mexican American Youth organization) also came about during this time. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chicano youth movement <ul><li>The Chicano youth movement was developed out of a need for the rights of Mexican-American students in grades K-12
  10. 10. Students were also suffering lots of discrimination besides having few rights, which it created tension. </li></ul>
  11. 11. MAYO(Mexican-American youth organization) <ul><li>The Mexican-American youth organization was created to instill the rights of Mexican-Americans from an early age and ensure that they are treated fair
  12. 12. It still exist today, and does the same as it always has/ </li></ul>
  13. 14. The farmworkers movement <ul><li>The farmworkers movement stemmed out of the need for migrant Mexican-American farm workers to get better wages
  14. 15. The workers suffered laboriously working long, tough hours for little money that probably did not support their families. </li></ul>
  15. 17. Impact of the movement <ul><li>The impact of the Chicano movement reaches far and wide
  16. 18. It created the rights that mexican-Americans have today
  17. 19. It also erased much discrimination that existed, although there still exists a lot of discrimination today in this area </li></ul>
  18. 20. Present times <ul><li>The issue of Mexican-American relations is still a pressing issue these days
  19. 21. Much of the trouble today is not about rights but it is about immigration and most of all drug trade </li><ul><li>There are many tunnels dug under the wall on the border, and people will hide drugs in the panels of cars before crossing. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 22. http://clnet.ucla.edu/research/chihist.html http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/images/mecha/photos/Chicano%20Power%20001%20HBCLS%20unidentified%20893w.jpg http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/images/mecha/photos/Chicano%20Power%20001%20HBCLS%20crop318.jpg http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/280533441.html?dids=280533441:280533441&FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&date=Jan+26%2C+2003&author=Gregory+Rodriguez&pub=Los+Angeles+Times&desc=EQUALITY%3B+Demographic+Changes+Upset+Affirmative+Action%3B+A+growing+Latino+population+is+testing+the+old+rationale+of+remedying+past+wrongs.&pqatl=google http://www.brown.edu/Research/Coachella/chicano.html

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