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The  Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers's Struggle
Worker in field Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez was the most important Lation leader in United States History. Dedicated to nonviolence, Chavez built the United Farmworkers Union and convinced millions of Americans to support the farmworkers' struggle for dignity.  His efforts also led to the Chicano activism of the 1960's and '70s, and helped create a Latino civil rights movement. Quote: Nonviolence really rests on the reservoir that you have to create in yourself of patience, not of being patient with the problems, but being patient with yourself to do the hard work. --Cesar Chavez

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