Cesar Chavez Accomplishments

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Cesar E. Chavez was born March 31, 1927, and died April 23, 1993, and during his 66 years of life, he changed the lives of many (WHO? Many who? Mexican-Americans? Migrant farm laborers? Who?). Till this day, Cesar still is known as a strong Latino American civil rights revolutionary who was a leader in the American labor movement. He changed the world because of his strikes with many Latinos, causing the 9 dollar minimum wage for all jobs in the US and farmlands must provide bathrooms for the workers . Thanks to Cesar Chavez and many other people that helped him, farmworkers have homes with electricity, clean water and bathrooms, helped multiple Mexican go to school without being abused, and help make the law of a limited minimum wage for all people in the world . Born in Yuma, Arizona with his immigrant parents, Cesar Chavez moved to California with his family in 1939. From 1939 to 1949 he had moved up and down the state working in multiple state fields.His family was really poor and the camps they lived in didn’t have clean water that they could drink.The workers had no toilets to use in the field, where forced to pay 2 dollars or more every day they stayed in a broken shed with no plumbing or electricity. After the American labor movement…show more content…
He learned much from his uncle but not as much as he wished to learn. He soon learned everything that his uncle knew and saved his money so he can go to school. When he was in school he was abused by what he wore and the color of skin but Cesar Chavez didn’t listen to them and did what he wanted, to learn. The work of Cesar Chavez helped my grandfather have better working conditions when he worked as a migrant farm laborer. Better working conditions and better pay allowed my dad and my two uncles to go to college. Despite Cesar Chavez's determination, there is still a little work to be done in Mexican-American
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