While the protest lasted for only a few weeks it was to have a lasting effect on the country as Governor Ronald Reagan's hard line on the protesters contributed to him being elected President. It further established California as being a center of cultural protest. The rise of right-wing politics was the result of the changes taking place during the 1960s, protest movements in California being iconic of the changes in society.
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Students find another piece of land to make into a park.
They work on landscaping their park and make a small tent-city.
They celebrate the victory, after almost 2 weeks of protest everyone is exhausted and this marks the end of the Peoples Park Protests.
Want a Park? Make your own!
Sunset on the Park Movement
Students organize a large march through the streets, others try to keep peace with troops.
The parade is peaceful, troops stand guard.
Various images of the protest marchers along the route.
Peoples Park Page II