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Endangered Species Act of 1973
Source: U.S Fish and Wildlife Service

A summary of the Endangered Species act of 1973 and subsequent federal law. The Act "provided for the conservation of ecosystems upon which threatened and endangered species of fish, wildlife, and plants depend, both through Federal action and by encouraging the establishment of State programs."
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Source: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

PETA's website includes information on animal abuse in industry, research, entertainment and other areas. PETA is a well-known and controversial animal rights advocacy group.
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Animal-Rights Movement

A short encyclopedia article on the animal rights movement.
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Anti-Vietnam War Movement

Short encyclopedia article on the anti-war movement during the Vietnam War, including information on famous protests and government resolutions.
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Title IX: 25 Years of Progress
Source: U.S Department of Education

Information on women's achievements in education (including sports), and obstacles to equality that many women today still face.
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