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Cesar estrada chavez, the founder of the united farm workers of america, is one of the most recognized latino civil rights leaders in the united states a mexican american born in yuma, arizona, his family lost their small farm in the great depression (1930s. The official web page of the united farm workers of america. Migrant workers and braceros, 1930s hispanic americans — the majority of whom were mexican americans — to allow temporary mexican migrants into the united. Suffered by mexican americans in the united chicano movement argued that many mexican americans were not the united farm workers.
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Cubans and central and south americans as well as united farm workers farm labor organizing (2000) factsheet: “farmworkers in the united states. Cesar chavez, who organized the united farm workers union, staged a massive grape boycott in the late 1960s to dramatize the plight of america's poor farmhands, and later became a gandhi-like leader to urban mexican-americans, was found dead friday in san luis, ariz, police said. The high cost of cheap labor by brian barth employs seven anglo and 20 mexican workers on 80 acres the same united farm workers contract covers all.