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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3 All Men Are Created Equal LOOK AT THOSE WORDS : “ All Men are created equal ... endowed ... with certain unalienable Rights , including those to “ Life , Liberty , and the Pursuit of Happiness ... ” How could any man be a slave if all ...
Jefferson was probably not thinking of blacks when he wrote “ all Men are created equal , ” for later he argued that the black man was an inferior being — perhaps by nature rather than only by condition . He and the other slaveholders ...
son decision , the justices upheld the constitutionality of state laws providing " separate but equal ” accommodations for blacks . Justice John Harlan , in a strong dissent , wrote that " the judgment this day rendered will , in time ...
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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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