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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They set up state hospitals , opened new facilities for the blind , the deaf , the dumb , the insane . To protect workers ' interests , they abolished all vagrancy laws , lowered tax rates on the tools and implements of mechanics and ...
Some settled on public lands opened to squatters by the government . Some went into the Native American territories . The largest number went to Kansas . But neither that state nor the federal government gave the new settlers any direct ...
9 Central High in Little Rock WHEN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL OPENED on September 4 , 1957 , 250 armed National Guardsmen surrounded the building . Why ? To ensure that the nine black boys and girls scheduled to enter the school would be safe ...
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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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