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Civil Rights Movement

Author: Michael Capek; Steven F Lawson
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]
Series: Essential library of social change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the face of injustice, people band together to work for change, and through their influence, what was once unthinkable becomes common. This title traces the history of the civil rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change. Iconic images and informative sidebars accompany compelling text that follows the movement from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Capek, Michael.
Civil rights movement
(OCoLC)832284964
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Capek; Steven F Lawson
ISBN: 9781624011559 1624011551
OCLC Number: 866850302
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. The Montgomery bus boycott --
2. Reconstruction and oppression --
3. Segregation and education --
4. New tactics, same response --
5. Free at last? --
6. The key to the door of freedom --
7. Days of rage : burn, baby, burn! --
8. Civil rights beyond the 1960s.
Series Title: Essential library of social change.
Responsibility: by Michael Capek ; Content Consultant Steven F. Lawson.

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In the face of injustice, people band together to work for change, and through their influence, what was once unthinkable becomes common. This title traces the history of the civil rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change. Iconic images and informative sidebars accompany compelling text that follows the movement from the Reconstruction era through the movement's great successes in the 1960s and up to the challenges that still face the country today.

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