The Civil Rights Movement / Edition 1

The Civil Rights Movement / Edition 1

by Sanford Wexler, Introduction By Julian B Sanford Wexler
     
 

ISBN-10: 081602748X

ISBN-13: 9780816027484

Pub. Date: 08/28/1993

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816027484
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Series:
Eyewitness History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.21(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
The Eyewitness History Seriesviii
Introductionix
1.The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: 1865-19481
2.School Desegregation and the Brown v. Board of Education Decision: 1949-195429
3.The Emmett Till Case: 195553
4.The Montgomery Bus Boycott: 1955-195767
5.The Crisis at Central High: 1957-195987
6.The Sit-ins and Freedom Rides: 1960-1961109
7.The Albany Movement and James Meredith at Ole Miss: 1961-1962137
8.Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Spring 1963161
9.The March on Washington: 1963177
10.Freedom Summer: 1964195
11.Selma and the Votings Rights Act: 1965215
12.The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement243
Appendix ADocuments267
Appendix BBiographies of Major Personalities305
Appendix CAcronyms329
Appendix DMaps331
Bibliography337
Credits349
Index351

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