Rachel Carson's Silent Spring book started the environmental movement. In the book she describes a lovely country town surrounded by farms and wilderness, by beauty and the sound of wildlife.
Publication of Betty Friedan's Feminine Mystique
Betty Friedan described disdatisfied housewives in her book began meeting, too, to discuss their lives and their roles in society
NOW is Founded
National Organization for women was a Organization formed to promote the full participation of the women's group were unwilling to passure the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to take women's grievances more seriously
Publication of Ralph Nader's Unsafe At Any Speed
In his book he talked about how we should drive safely and he talked about issue of automobile safety regutations
UFW's Nationwide Boycott of Grapes Picked on Nonunion Farms
When growers refused to grant more pay, better working conditions, and union recognition, Chavez organized a successful boycott. Later boycott of Letture and other crops also won consumer support across the country.
It was a Music Festival were hippies came together to listen to famous bands of rock. About 400,000 people attended for several days in Bethel, New York
First Earth Day Celebration
Earth day was to improve awareness of enviromental issues and in bringing end to environmental damage. its aim was heighten concern for environment, to increase awareness about environmental issues, and to clean up pollution and liter
The EPA is Established
It proposed constitutional amendment, never ratified, to prohibit discrimation on account of sex
Congress passes the Clean Air Act
It was aimed to control pollution caused by discharge of industrial and municipal waste wate, and provided for grants to build better sewage treatment facilites
Protesters From the AIM Take Over the Reservation of Wounded Knee
They demonstrations protesting the violation of treaties between the United States and various Indian groups formed the Broken Treaties Caravan. They traveled to Washington D.C.
Supreme Court Rulesto Legalize abortion in the Roe v. Wade Case
The Supreme Court decided to legalize abortion but were allowed to get an abortion the first three months into the pregnancy