Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

by David R. Collins
     
 

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Cesar Chavez grew up as a migrant farm worker. His family moved from farm to farm, looking for work. They worked long hours, lived in small, dirty shacks or tents, and were barely paid enough to survive. Chavez hated this life and felt the treatment was unfair. So, in the 1960s and 70s, he helped form a Union and led strikes and marches that forced the landowners to

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Cesar Chavez grew up as a migrant farm worker. His family moved from farm to farm, looking for work. They worked long hours, lived in small, dirty shacks or tents, and were barely paid enough to survive. Chavez hated this life and felt the treatment was unfair. So, in the 1960s and 70s, he helped form a Union and led strikes and marches that forced the landowners to increase wages and improve working conditions. Explore his career, and discover how he inspired others to make a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822553830
Publisher:
Lerner Classroom
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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