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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Civil rights movement / by Milton Meltzer . p . cm . — ( Landmark books ) Includes bibliographical references and index . SUMMARY : Presents an overview of the events in African American history that culminated in the United States ...
The civil rights movement , by now so deep and so broad , influenced the 1960 presidential contest between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon . Neither candidate could ignore the civil rights issue . Kennedy won by the narrowest of ...
The Struggle for Civil Rights Milton Meltzer ... The Freedom Rides and sit - ins had a double effect on the movement and its opposition . Civil rights had now drawn the support of many whites , including ministers and rabbis .
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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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