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Harvesting Hope

The story of Cesar Chavez

Analia Wells

on 2 March 2013

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Transcript of Harvesting Hope

The story of Cesar Chavez Harvesting Hope Cesar as a child When Cesar Chavez was a kid, he lived with his family in a ranch in Arizona. As a teenager, Cesar was embarrassed about not being educated,
but all he wanted to do was help his family put food on the table. Cesar as a teenager He began to think about changing this situation. He had hope!
So he decided to dedicate his life to make these changes happen. Cesar as a young adult Cesar organized a march of more than 300 miles. He led a group of supporters to walk to Sacramento to ask the government for help. Cesar the Leader They were promised a pay raise and better working conditions. Viva la Causa When he was ten, his family lost their farm because of the drought that affected Arizona. Cesar's family had no choice but to move to California. The Chavez family, including Cesar, started to work at the farms in California.
Cesar attended 35 schools during this period of time. Cesar dropped out in 8th grade to work full-time with his family. As he was working, he noticed that farmers were not treated fairly and on top of that if anyone complained, they could be fired, beaten up or even murdered. He started to to talk to people to join his fight. The peaceful fight was born and it was called
"La Causa". Cesar's fight was followed by farm workers. They went on strike or {huelga}. The long peaceful march continued for two weeks. Until one day, he received a message.
He had to meet with the officials. The officials recognized farmers' rights. Cesar Chavez signed the first contract for farmworkers in American history. The National Farm Workers Association was finally recognized. I can explain how a character transforms from the beginning to the end
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