The Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement

Book - 1998
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The six chapters of this introduction to the Civil Rights movement include an examination of the status of African Americans before the advent of the movement, a brief overview of key events, and discussions on the origins of the movement, the form it took in Mississippi, the legal struggles in the courts, Congress, and the White House, and the role of women in the movement. Also included are a chronology of important events, brief biographies of 20 civil rights activists, and a small collection of primary source material ranging from the Brown vs. Board of Education decision to Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. c. Book News Inc.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
ISBN: 9780313298547
Branch Call Number: 323.0973 LEVY
Characteristics: xxiv, 226 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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