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Student's guide to landmark congressional laws on civil rights

Author: Marcus D Pohlmann; Linda Vallar Whisenhunt
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Student's guide to landmark congressional laws.
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The Declaration of Independence stated that all men are created equal, yet the long and continuing struggle for civil rights in the United States seems to indicate otherwise. This reference guide details the most critical civil rights laws in U.S. history, moving from the period of slavery, to the Civil War, to the Reconstruction, to the civil rights era of the mid- to late-20th century. An overview essay introduces  Read more...
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Pohlmann, Marcus D., 1950-
Student's guide to landmark congressional laws on civil rights.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002276830
(OCoLC)49226428
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus D Pohlmann; Linda Vallar Whisenhunt
ISBN: 0313077169 9780313077166
OCLC Number: 142992312
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 284 pages)
Contents: Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Timeline; Part I: The Slavery Period; Part II: Postwar Reconstruction; Part III: Civil Rights Era; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Student's guide to landmark congressional laws.
Other Titles: On civil rights
Responsibility: Marcus D. Pohlmann and Linda Vallar Whisenhunt.

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From the slavery period to the Reconstruction period which saw stunning advancements and reversals in civil rights, to the civil rights era of the mid-20th century, which brought civil rights  Read more...

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