The Remarkable Life of Cezar Chavez

  1. 2. Urgent needs or demands that must be dealt with immediately, as faced by Chavez and the farmworkers he represented.
  2. 4. A person or group of people standing outside a place of work or other venue, protesting about something, a common tactic used during Chavez’s labor strikes.
  3. 6. The ability to understand and share the feelings of others, a trait that Chavez exemplified in his leadership and activism.
  4. 9. To be repeated several times as an echo, describing the far-reaching impact of Chavez's advocacy for farmworkers' rights.
  5. 10. Persuasion as opposed to force or compulsion, the method employed by Chavez through his nonviolent protests.
  6. 12. The quality of being fair and impartial, a goal of Chavez’s lifelong efforts to improve farmworkers' lives.
  7. 13. Believing in pacifism, the opposition to war or violence as a means of settling disputes, a principle strongly adhered to by Chavez.
  8. 14. Unity or agreement of feeling or action, particularly among individuals with a common interest, crucial in the success of Chavez’s campaigns.
  1. 1. Arrange (laws or rules) into a systematic code, as Chavez's efforts helped achieve with the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act.
  2. 3. Done by people acting as a group, a key aspect of the labor movement led by Chavez, especially in collective bargaining.
  3. 4. Knowing or using several languages, referring to the diverse group of supporters united by Chavez's cause.
  4. 5. The art of public speaking, especially in a formal and eloquent manner, a skill that Chavez used effectively to inspire and lead.
  5. 7. Relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land, a central aspect of Chavez’s work in the context of farm labor.
  6. 8. Instances of unfairness or unequal treatment, which Chavez fought against in the agricultural labor system.
  7. 11. The quality or fact of being very determined; determination expressed by Chavez in his unwavering commitment to labor rights.