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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Six weeks later , the South fired on Fort Sumter and the Civil War began . Many believed it a war to preserve the Union . But inevitably , it developed into a war to crush slavery . HOLLOW MOCKERY Annually , young America began ...
But the democracies took no concerted action to halt Hitler's aggressive moves , and in 1939 he launched World War II . America began to prepare for what seemed inevitable involvement , building up a large.
And people who had never heard of Gandhi before began to see nonviolent resistance as a powerful weapon in the struggle for freedom . Though some of the blacks disagreed with it , the vast majority were willing to try the experiment .
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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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