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The Civil Rights Movement in America

from 1865 to the present

by Pat McKissack

  • 153 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights.,
    • African Americans -- History.,
    • United States -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • About the Edition

      From the beginning of Reconstruction to the present, traces the struggle of blacks to gain their civil rights in America, with a brief comparison of their problems to those of other minorities.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-339) and index.

      Statementby Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; consultants, Jim Haskins and Harry S. Ashmore.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      ContributionsMcKissack, Fredrick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.61 .M479 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2028007M
      ISBN 100516005790
      LC Control Number91004103

      The African-American Civil Rights Movement was an ongoing fight for racial equality that took place for over years after the Civil War. Leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Booker T. Washington, and Rosa Parks paved the way for non-violent protests which led to changes in the law. When most people talk about the "Civil Rights Movement" they are talking about the .   In the s and 60s, for example, this was one of the reasons that American presidents pushed through various civil rights victories, culminating in the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act.

        How American Corporations Had A 'Hidden' Civil Rights Movement Law professor Adam Winkler says that in the past years, businesses have gone to court claiming constitutional rights that were. The Civil Rights Act of The Act’s Powers The Voting Rights Act of The Background Bloody Sunday in Selma The Selma-to-Montgomery March The Voting Rights Act Enacted What the Act Does Spotlight: White Southerners’ Reactions to the Civil Rights Movement Epilogue 65 The Triumphs of the Civil Rights Movement.

      Like a Holy Crusade: Mississippi The Turning of the Civil Rights Movement in America Nicolaus Mills, Author Ivan R. Dee Publisher $ (p) ISBN . Lots of people recommended America in the King Years by Taylor Branch, a trilogy of books on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. The second most frequently recommended book was Common Ground by J.A. Lukas, a book about busing and segregation in Boston in the 70s. Walking With the Wind by John Lewis and Michael D’Orso.


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