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America in Ferment: The Tumultuous 1960s

This chapter examines the Civil Rights struggle against segregation and racial inequality; the feminist fight for equal educational and employment opportunity; the Mexican American battle against discrimination in voting, education, and employment; the Native American campaign for tribal sovereignty and land rights; the gay and lesbian drive to end discrimination based on sexual preference; and the environmentalist campaign to reduce pollution and promote conservation.

Thurgood Marshall
Simple Justice
The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement
Eisenhower and Civil Rights
Little Rock
The State of Black America in 1960
Freedom Now
To the Heart of Dixie
Bombingham
Kennedy Finally Acts
The March on Washington
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights
Black Nationalism and Black Power
The Civil Rights Movement Moves North
The Great Society and the Drive for Black Equality
White Backlash
The Struggle Continues
The Youth Revolt
The New Left
The Making and Unmaking of a Counterculture
Women's Liberation
Sources of Discontent
Feminism Reborn
Radical Feminism
The Growth of Feminist Ideology
The Supreme Court and Sex Discrimination
The Equal Rights Amendment
Impact of the Women's Liberation Movement
Viva La Raza!
The Native American Power Movement
Gay and Lesbian Liberation
The Earth First
Ralph Nader and the Consumer Movement