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Segregation and racial discrimination were facts of life for most blacks in America until the birth of civil rights movements in the 1950s and 1960s. Here is a vivid account of freedom marches, boycotts, and other nonviolent protest tactics, and of leaders who included Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others. "Lives in Crisis" books are vividly written historical accounts of momentous historical events and movements, supplemented with photographs, illustrations, maps, and contemporary cartoons and engravings. Illuminating sidebar material presents quotations and descriptions by men and women who were directly involved in the historic event. These easy-to-read books transform dry historical statistics and dates into intensely readable accounts, and are focused especially to serve as supplements to junior and senior high school texts. The back of each book features a brief summary of important dates, a glossary, and a recommended reading list. Available in both paperback and hardcover editions, these volumes will be welcomed by teachers for classroom use, and will also fill a valuable niche in school and public libraries. The Civil Rights Movement Civil Rights Movement Ritchie, Nigel / Grant, R. G. LIVES IN CRISIS<BR> "Lives in Crisis titles tell the stories of momentous historic events and movements, transforming dry facts, historical statistics, and dates into intensely readable narratives. At the back of each book you'll find a summary of important dates, a glossary of terms related to the historic event, and a recommended reading list. <BR> Books in this series: <BR> The African-American Slave Trade * The Civil Rights Movement * The Great Depression <BR> The Civil Rights Movement<BR> Segregation and racial discrimination were facts of life for most blacks in America until the birth of civil rights movements in the 1950s and 1960s. At that time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and other brave men and women came forward as leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Here is a vivid account of freedom marches, boycotts, and other nonviolent protest tactics that impelled local, state, and federal governments to change their laws.
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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780764124167
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0764124161
Editeur: Barron's Educational Series
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