#1 Environmental Movement
Answer the following on your own notebook paper. Put into an outline form. See instructor demo for help.

  1. Brief Overview Environmental Movement  (Use page 832, Main Idea and The Big Idea)
  2. Who was Rachel Carson? What was the impact of her book Silent Spring? (p. 833 - 834)
  3. What were the environmental concerns during the 60's and 70's? (pg 834 - The Environmental Movement)
  4. What is Earth Day? How/Why is it considered a grassroots effort? (pg. 834 - A Grassroots Effort Begins)
  5. How/why does federal government take action? (834 - 835- The Government Steps In)
  6. What is the Environmental Protection Agency?  What does it do?(p. 834)
  7. Environmental Acts:  What are they?  What do they do? Explain each.
    ~The Clean Air Act; The Clean Water Act; The Endangered Species Act
  8. What was Love Canal? What happened? (pg 835)
  9. What happened at Three Mile Island (pg. 833 - 2nd column)
  10. Discuss the pros and cons of the Environmental Movement (pg. 836)

#2Feminist Movement
Answer the following on your own notebook paper. Put into an outline form. See instructor demo for help.

  1. Brief Overview Feminist Movement: What is it? What did it do? (Use page 813, Main Idea and The Big Idea.)
  2. Define: Feminism (p. 814)
  3. Describe early 1960's reality for women (pg 815, 1st 3 paragraphs)
  4. Organizations: National Organization for Women (NOW) (p. 816)
  5. What laws were passed as a result of the feminist movement?
    a. Workplace: 1963 Equal Pay Act (pg 815);  1964 Civil Rights Act (Title 7) (p. 815)
    b. Education Rights: Educational Amendments Title IX (p. 817)
    c. Other: Roe v. Wade (p. 817); Equal Rights Amendment (p. 818)
    6) Impact of Feminist Movement (p. 819)

 

#3 Minority Movements + Hispanic American Movement
Answer the following on your own notebook paper. Put into an outline form. See instructor demo for help.

  1. Brief Overview Minority Movements: What are they? What did they do?  (Use page 824, Main Idea and The Big Idea.)
  2. What minority groups were fighting for increased civil rights? (p. 825, first column)
  3. What is Affirmative Action? What is its goal? Problems with it? (p. 825 - 826)
  4. Problems / solutions with Education for minorities (p. 826 - 827)
  5. What are the Hispanic American Movements fighting against? Problems? (p. 828)
  6. How did they fight inequality?  Give a specific example (grapes) (828)?
  7. Who is Cesar Chavez?  Why is he an important figure?
  8. What is the United Farm Workers Union?  Why did it form?
  9. Describe Hispanic American Political Activism (p. 829)
    a. La Raza Unida (goals)
  10. What is the Bilingual Education Act 1968? (p. 829)? 



#4 Minority Movements + Indian American Movement

Answer the following on your own notebook paper. Put into an outline form. See instructor demo for help.

  1. Brief Overview Minority Movements: What are they? What did they do?  (Use page 824, Main Idea and The Big Idea.)
  2. What minority groups were fighting for increased civil rights? (p. 825, first column)
  3. What is Affirmative Action? What is its goal? Problems with it? (p. 825 - 826)
  4. Problems / solutions with Education for minorities (p. 826 - 827)
  5. Native American Movement: Problems (p. 829)
  6. What is the Indian Civil Rights Act 1968?  What does it do? (pg 830)
  7. What is AIM? Why is it organized? How protest? (p. 830)
  8. What is the Indian Self-Determination and Educational Assistance Act 1979?  What does it do? (p. 830)
  9. What are the gains of Native American Movements (p. 831)