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Women's Rights


Equal Rights Amendment
"Equal Rights Amendment." Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources. Ed. Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and K. Lee Lerner. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 50-52. U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.

NOW Statement on the Equal Rights Amendment(1970)
Heide, Wilma Scott. "NOW Statement on the Equal Rights Amendment (1970)."Women in America. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Media, 1999. American Journey. U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.

Women's Lib
"Women's Lib." American Decades. Ed. Judith S. Baughman, et al. Vol. 7: 1960-1969. Detroit: Gale, 2001. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.

Makers: Women who Make America: The Awakening

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PBS.org. By Babak Goodman. Perf. Meryl Streep. Makers: Women Who Make America: Part One: Awakening. Public Broadcasting Service, 26 Feb. 2013. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.

NOW Statement of Purpose(1966, by National Organization of Women)
Bartels, Paul S. "NOW Statement of Purpose (1966, by National Organization for Women)." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 9. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 481-484. U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.


Chicano Rights


Chicano Movement
"Educating Change: Chicano." Educating Change: Chicano. Brown University, n.d. Web. 02 Apr. 2013.

Cesar Chavez

"César Chávez." Dictionary of Hispanic Biography. Gale, 1996. Biography In Context. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.

The Awakening of "La Raza"
"The Awakening of La Raza." The Hispanic-American Experience. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Media, 1999. American Journey. U.S. History In Context. Web. 2 Apr. 2013

Chicano! Fighting for Political Power

Chicano! Fighting for Political Power. Dir. Hector Galan. Perf. Henry Cisneros. YouTube. PBS.org, 20 Sept. 2011. Web. 02 Apr. 2013.



Gay Rights


Gay Rights Movement Launched, June 27, 1969-July 2, 1969
"Gay Rights Movement Launched, June 27, 1969-July 2, 1969." Historic U.S. Events. Detroit: Gale, 2012. U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.

Gay Rights Movement
Hamilton, Neal. "gay rights movement." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2013. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.


"Christopher Street Liberation Day, June 28, 1970"Primary Source
"Christopher Street Liberation Day, June 28, 1970." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 7: 1960-1969. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 365-368. U.S. History In Context. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.

American Experience: Stonewall Uprising

Watch Stonewall Uprising on PBS. See more from American Experience.


Stonewall Uprising. Dir. Buddy Squires. American Experience: Stonewall Uprising. PBS.org, 25 Apr. 2011. Web. 02 Apr. 2013.

Gay Liberation
"Gay Liberation." American Decades. Ed. Judith S. Baughman, et al. Vol. 8: 1970-1979. Detroit: Gale, 2001. U.S. History In Context. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.


Americans with Disabilities Rights


Disability Rights Movement
"Disability Rights Movement." UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Vol. 2. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 444-446. U.S. History In Context. Web. 22 Mar. 2013.

Lives Worth Living Interactive Timeline
"Lives Worth Living." Lives Worth Living Interactive Timeline. PBS, n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

Independent Lens: Lives Worth Living Trailers


Lives Worth Living. Dir. Eric Neudel. Perf. Mary Louise Parker. Independent Lens: Lives Worth Living. YouTube, 30 Aug. 2011. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

Disability Rights Movement
"disability rights movement." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2013. Web. 5 Apr. 2013.

Americans with Disabilities Act Primary Source
Coelho, Tony. "Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990." Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources. Ed. K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 396-401. U.S. History In Context. Web. 5 Apr. 2013.


Anti-War Movement


Anti-War Movement
Morello, John. "Antiwar Movement." Americans at War. Ed. John P. Resch. Vol. 4: 1946-Present. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 6-8. U.S. History In Context. Web. 22 Mar. 2013.

Days of Decision: An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors in the Military During the Vietnam War
"Days of Decision: An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors in the Military Duringthe Vietnam War." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 7: 1960-1969. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 373-379. U.S. History In Context. Web. 22 Mar. 2013.

America's Anti-War Movement video clip
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America in the 20th Century: Vietnam Media Rich Learning, 2009 . Full Video.
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Kent State Shooting video clip
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CBS News: The 20th Century: Vietnam Dilemma: TET and the Anti-War Movement CBS News, 1998 . Full Video.
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