There Comes a Time: The Struggle for Civil Rights

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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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Nutzerbericht  - 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 Rights

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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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Foreword
1
All Men Are Created Equal
12
Liberation and After?
24
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (2000)

Milton Meltzer is a respected name in children's nonfiction. Among his many honors are five nominations for the National Book Award.

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