Based on the quote above, how did César Chávez propose to fight against the discrimination against Latinos in?Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
“I began to realize what other minority people had discovered: That the only answer—the only hope—was in organizing. More of us had to become citizens. We had to register to vote. And people like me had to develop the skills it would take to organize, to educate, to help empower the Chicano people.”—César Chávez
Based on the quote above, how did César Chávez propose to fight against the discrimination against Latinos in American society?
A) By filing lawsuits
B) By starting letter writing campaigns
C) By holding voter registration drives
D) By protesting against discrimination
How did La Raza Unida and the United Farm Workers differ in their goals?
A) The United Farm Workers did not seek greater economic opportunities for Latino Americans, while La Raza Unida supported better job opportunities for Latinos.
B) La Raza Unida worked to mobilize Latino voters, while the United Farm Workers advocated for union recognition and better worker wages and benefits.
C) La Raza Unida did not seek greater economic opportunities while the United Farm Workers advocated for vocational training programs for Latino Americans.
D) The United Farm Workers fought for greater educational opportunities for Latino Americans while La Raza Unida organized boycotts to push for civil rights.
Which of the following organizations was NOT organized to promote civil rights for Latino groups?
A) Americans of Mexican Heritage
C) United Farm Workers
D) American GI Forum
In 1966, César Chávez and Dolores Huerta did which of the following to fight for Latino civil rights?
A) They merged their organizations to form the United Farm Workers.
B) They formed the political party La Raza Unida.
C) They organized a march on Washington to advocate for Latino civil rights.
D) They worked together for the passage of the Bilingual Education Act.
LULAC fought discrimination against Latinos mainly through
A) lobbying efforts.
B) demonstrations and other protests.
C) the court system.
D) newspapers and other mass media.
To push for better wages and benefits for farm workers, César Chávez organized a successful
A) march on Washington.
B) sit-down strike.
C) advertising and publicity campaign.
D) national boycott on grapes.
Latinos argued successfully for the addition of what in public education?
What did the political party La Raza Unida do to advocate for Latino civil rights?
A) It supported programs to bring more Latino workers to the United States.
B) It called for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing the civil rights of Latino Americans.
C) It supported legislation ending segregation in public places for Latino Americans in the American Southwest.
D) It worked to get voters to elect people who would call for job-training programs and more access to financial resources.
Who was the GI Forum founded to protect?
A) African American veterans
B) Women veterans
C) Mexican-American veterans
D) Veterans of Pacific Battles
What did LULAC support while fighting discrimination against Latino Americans?
A) Voting rights for Latino American citizens
B) Assimilation into American society
C) A fair wage for Latino farm workers
D) A separate but equal school system for Latino American students
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