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How Did Cesar Chavez Impact Society

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He stood there, fingers bleeding, he had just pierced his fingers once again, the thorns sticking off the crops were covered with multiple farm workers blood. He begins to hunch back over and start packing more crops. For numerous years, he has done this, yet it still pains him to get up every morning, say goodbye to his family, go to the field and work outrageous hours for less than a two dollars a day. Cesar Chavez was only ten years old when he had to face the cruel. tough world. His family lost their farm, which led to him dropping out of school and working in fields for little to no money, just to support them. After working nonstop he had to grow up real quick, he never got a normal lovely childhood (“Cesar”). Cesar Estrada Chavez reformed…show more content…
Chavez did more than just change the lives of underpaid, and overworked farm workers. “For more than three decades Cesar led the first successful farm worker’s union in American history, achieving dignity, respect, fair wages, medical coverage, pension benefits, and humane living conditions, as well as countless other rights and protections for hundreds of thousands of farm workers” (“Cesar E.”). His strong effort reinvented the lives of everyone all around the United States, he helped farm workers understand that their work and ability is worth more. He also helped employers and the people who buy the crops appreciate the hard work these farmers put into their food every day. Acquaintances of Cesar helped him organize a plan or way for farm workers to grasp their rights. “Chávez and fellow organizer Dolores Huerta founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers of America (UFWA). For more than three decades César led the first successful farm workers’ union in American history” (York). Cesar Chavez started off with just a dream, just a wish that him and his fellow co-workers could be given enough pay to afford food and shelter for their family. A small organization, created by Cesar, changed the lives of farmworkers for decades. Using order and stability to strive for their rights, he achieved his
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