in the 1960's close to half a million Mexicans immigrated, most in search of better-paying jobs.
During the 1960s, the counterculture movement embraced Rock n' Roll as its loud and biting anthem of protest.
SDS was a national student activist organization in the United States during the 1960s and was one of the principal representations of the New Left
In the 1960s, the number of women in the workplace increased by 40 percent.
In April of 1965, SDS helped organize a march on Washington D.C., by some 20,000 protesters. by November of that year, a protest rally in Washington drew more than 30,000.
Now was created to pursue women's goals.
Aim began in 1968 largely as a self-defense group against police brutality, it soon branched out to include protecting the rights of large Native American populations in northern and western states.
One example of Rock n' Roll's popularity occurred in August 1969 on a farm in upstate New York. More than 400,000 showed up for a music festival called Woodstock music and art fair.
congress passed the equal rights amendment in 1972
In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade that women do have the right to choose an abortion during the first three months of pregnancy.