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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It was a ruling on the case of Dred Scott . He was a slave whose master had taken him into Minnesota , free territory . The slave claimed he was free because of his temporary residence on free soil . Chief Justice ...
The Court was placing African Americans in a “ less than human status ” and thus assuring them unequal justice . Slaveholders and slave - catchers were jubilant . In the North and West , abolitionists held great mass meetings in furious ...
Unequal Justice : A Question of Color . Bloomington , Ind .: Indiana University , 1993 . Meltzer , Milton . The Black Americans : A History in Their Own Words . New York : HarperCollins , 1984 . Mills , Nicolaus , “ Mississippi Freedom ...
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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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