Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: A Primary Source Exploration of the Struggle for Racial Equality

Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: A Primary Source Exploration of the Struggle for Racial Equality

by Lori Mortensen

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Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: A Primary Source Exploration of the Struggle for Racial Equality by Lori Mortensen

From the Little Rock Nine to the March on Washington, people spoke, shouted, and sang their beliefs. Some wanted equal treatment for blacks and whites. Others were determined to keep the races separate. Let primary sources set the scene and tell the story of the U.S. civil rights movement. Voices of the Civil Rights Movement, The civil rights movement brought about major changes in the United States, including the legal end of segregation between African-Americans and white Americans. Explore the points of view of the activists who fought for change and the people who opposed them through powerful primary sources and historical photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491422199
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: We Shall Overcome
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 745,612
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 940L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Lori Mortensen is a multi-published children’s author who writes fiction and nonfiction on all sorts of subjects. When she’s not plunking away at the keyboard, she enjoys making cheesy bread rolls, gardening, and hanging out with her family at their home in northern California.

Table of Contents

Separate and Not Equal 4

Tired of Giving In 6

They Can Walk 8

Father of the Civil Rights Movement 10

By Any Means Necessary 14

Arguing for Freedom 16

Not as Long as I am Governor 18

Segregation at All Costs 20

Hate Can Destroy You 22

If Not Us, Then Who? 24

Segregation Forever 26

A Changing Nation 28

Selected Bibliography 30

Glossary 31

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 31

Internet Sites 32

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