1964 Freedom Summer

1964 Freedom Summer

by Rebecca Felix


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D-Day 1944 The fall of the Berlin Well 1989 The Boston Marathon bombing 2013 For better or for worse, these extraordinary events changed the world. Essential Events offers a behind-the-scenes look at crucial moments of world history. Read about revolutions, natural disasters, discoveries, and conflicts that had lasting effects. Study their causes and historical contexts. Through eyewitness accounts, learn what happened in critical moments. Delve in and discover how these Essential Events changed the world and how you live your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624032561
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Essential Events Set 9 Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1140L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Summer Victims 6

Chapter 2 From Slavery to Civil Rights 14

Chapter 3 Targeting Mississippi 26

Chapter 4 Spring Training 38

Chapter 5 Storming the South 50

Chapter 6 Early Summer: Surviving in Mississippi 58

Chapter 7 School, Poverty, and Politics 68

Chapter 8 Season of Change 80

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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