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  • Answer each question in at least 1 PARAGRAPH MINIMUM.
    1.According to Sosa Riddell, what is “double oppression” and from what historical realities does it emerge?
    2. According to Riddell, how did this double oppression shape the roles that Chicanas were expected to carry out within the Chicano Movement of the 60s and 70s and how did it also shape their relationship to the predominantly white women’s liberation movement of that era?
    3. According to Segura and Pesquera, what are some of the aspects associated with Mexican culture that Cultural Nationalism idealized? What was the cultural nationalist response to Chicana’s who challenged the cultural nationalism?
    4. According to Vidal, how is the oppression experienced by Chicanas different from that experienced by the majority of women in this country? What does she mean when she discusses ‘triple oppression’?
    5. According to Vidal, what specific things were Chicana feminists fighting for when they fought for Chicana Liberation? What were some of the Chicana feminist organizations that emerged during the late 1960s and 1970s?
    1) Discuss some of the historical antecedents to the Chicano movement, and discuss how they contributed to the development of a “Chicano” identity rooted in indigenous ancestry and a politics of self-definition and resistance.
    2) Discuss how the historical experiences of Chicana/os with the U.S. educational system led to the 1960s walk-outs (blowouts). What were the students demanding and how did the schools respond?
    3) Discuss the concept of Aztlan and why it was an important premise for Chicana/o Movement activists of the 1960s and 70s?
    4) Discuss how the creation of the National Farmworkers of America, later the UFW, was an important component of the larger movement that came to be known as “the Chicano Movement?”
    5) Discuss the role of the arts—visual, writings/poetry, theater/performance, etc., in the Chicana/o movement.

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