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Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Movement
This book offers an illuminating story of how social and political change can sometimes result from the vision, leadership, and commitment of a few dedicated individuals determined not to fail. More!

The Latino American Experience
Comprehensive, informative, and now even easier to use, this is the latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos—the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States. More!

César Chávez
Ilan Stavans has compiled essays and first-person narratives that capture the multiple dimensions of this storied figure. More!

Free Online Resources Reflect on National Hispanic Heritage Month

ABC-CLIO is pleased to bring you History and the Headlines, a series of free online resource collections. These materials provide authoritative information and engaging activities that help students and patrons understand important events.

¡Sí Se Puede! Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight on César Chávez and UFW
Every year from September 15 to October 15 the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time marked to celebrate the many contributions made by Hispanic Americans who have shaped and strengthened this nation.

In honor of this monthlong commemoration, we invite you to help your students explore the events, individuals, and issues surrounding the farmworker movement with reliable reference content and primary sources that you have come to expect from ABC-CLIO. Content includes:

  • An informative Feature Story essay on the history of National Hispanic Heritage Month and the contributions to American society by César Chávez and the United Farm Workers
  • A challenging Examine section featuring discussion questions that encourage students to analyze primary source documents, photos, and videos
  • More than 150 reference entries, images, and annotated primary documents, including the complete collection of files from the FBI’s surveillance of César Chávez and the farmworker movement

Simply click here to get started!

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