1970-1979 (Hispanic/Latinx)
1970
National Moratorium March

National Moratorium march in Los Angeles, 10,000 predominantly Mexican Origin people protest the Vietnam War and draft.

1971
Manuel Villafaña

Manuel Villafaña develops a cardiac pacemaker with a new lithium battery.

1975
Organization of American States

Organization of American States (OAS) lifts diplomatic and economic sanctions on Cuba. U.S. allows U.S. foreign subsidiaries to trade with Cuba.

1975
Cuba's Socialist Constitution is declared
1977
Juanita Kreys

Juanita Kreys becomes the first Latina female Secretary of Labor.