Disability Rights Movement

Disability Rights Movement

by Tim McNeese
     
 

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In our recent history, employers could fire people for being gay, women were expected to quit their jobs when they became pregnant, and those who use wheelchairs were not guaranteed access to public buildings. Tired of the injustices, people banded together to advocate for equal rights. They gave speeches, organized protests, and faced arrest. Through their efforts

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In our recent history, employers could fire people for being gay, women were expected to quit their jobs when they became pregnant, and those who use wheelchairs were not guaranteed access to public buildings. Tired of the injustices, people banded together to advocate for equal rights. They gave speeches, organized protests, and faced arrest. Through their efforts, what once was unthinkable became common. Essential Library of Social Change examines major social movements in American history. Discover the people, events, and causes behind each movement. Investigate how far each struggle for social change has come and the challenges it still faces. From civil rights to feminism to gay rights, explore Essential Library of Social Change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617838866
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Series:
Essential Library of Social Change Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,177,006
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1110L (what's this?)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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