There Comes a Time: The Struggle for Civil Rights
Random House, 2000 - 193 Seiten
Historian, scholar, and award-winning author Milton Meltzer outlines the struggle of African Americans for "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," starting with the landing of the first slave ships on colonial shores. How did over 300 years of slavery, segregation, and Jim Crow laws come to an end in the civil rights movement of the 1960s? What was achieved, and what are the problems still facing us today?
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Published in the United States by Random House , Inc. , New York , and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited , Toronto . Front cover photographs © Flip Schulke / CORBIS . Back cover photograph © FPG International ...
By now the World War II alliance of the United States with Russia had ended . A Cold War had begun . When the United States pronounced itself “ the leader of the free world , ” it was taunted by government leaders of the underdeveloped ...
“ To Secure These Rights , ” report attacking racial injustice in the United States , is issued by President's Commission on Civil Rights . NAACP appeals to the United Nations on same issue . Supreme Court rules that a state must ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - kharding - LibraryThing
This book discusses the struggle for Civil Rights over a much longer time period than other books on this topic. Starting with a chapter titled "We Don't Serve Negroes" which addresses the beginning ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
THERE COMES A TIME: The Struggle for Civil RightsNutzerbericht - Kirkus
An accessible and vivid outline of the events that led to changes in civil rights in the US from 1940 through 1968. Starting with slavery, Meltzer (Ten Queens, 1998, etc.) traces the unjust attitudes ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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