The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs

The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs

by David Aretha

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Overview

On August 28, 1963, more than 250,000 people descended on Washington, D.C They came by bus, car, and bicycle. Some even walked hundreds of miles to be there. On that day, the massive crowd gathered to march, protest, sing, and support the Civil Rights Movement and to demonstrate that the time had come to end segregation in the South. To a captivated audience, Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke of his "dream," when African Americans would have equal rights. Through dramatic primary source photographs, author David Aretha explores the "greatest demonstration for freedom" in American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766042384
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.54(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.34(d)
Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Chapter 1 Planning for 100,000 8

Chapter 2 The Road to Freedom 15

Chapter 3 Morning at the March 21

Chapter 4 Demanding Justice 26

Chapter 5 King's Dream 33

Chapter 6 A Day of Inspiration 38

Conclusion 44

Civil Rights Movement Timeline 46

Further Reading: Books and Internet Addresses 47

Index 48

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the best BLACK HISTORY MONTH books in the world!!! XD