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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Latino Activism

SATUSH-VLUCDA

In 1965, Cesar Chavez orchestrated a national grape boycott as a method of achieving rights for industry workers.

Which of the following had the greatest impact in making the boycott effective?

A

It caused the growers to lose money so they were willing to recognize the union.

B

Prominent politicians such as Robert F. Kennedy, brother of the slain President, had lent his support to Chavez and the farm worker movement.

C

The wine industry put pressure on the grape industry to treat the farm workers with more respect.

D

The national media promoted the boycott and farm workers in their attempts to unionize in a nonviolent manner.

E

Other agricultural industries, especially the orange industry, backed the boycott.