The Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement : Revised Edition

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The civil rights movement was arguably the most important reform in American history. This book recounts the extraordinary and often bloody story of how tens of thousands of ordinary African-Americans overcame long odds to dethrone segregation, to exercise the right to vote and to improve their economic standing. Organized in a clear chronological fashion, the book shows how concerted pressure in a variety of forms ultimately carried the day in realizing a more just society for African- Americans. It will provide students of American history with an invaluable, comprehensive introduction to the Civil Rights more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 175.26 x 241.3 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 1138835579
  • 9781138835573

Table of contents

Chronology Abbreviations Who's Who Glossary Maps THE PROBLEM PART ONE: The Mississippi Plan 1. Jim Crow South PART TWO: The New Negro 2. Origins of the Movement 3. The Brown Decision 4. Little Rock Crisis PART THREE: Freedom Bound 5. Montgomery Bus Boycott 6. Sit-Ins 7. Freedom Ride 8. Battle Of Ole Miss 9. Bombingham 10. March On Washington PART FOUR: The Movement Fractures 11. Freedom Summer 12. Bloody Sunday PART FIVE: The Dream Deferred 13. Black Power Assessment PART SIX: DOCUMENTS FURTHER READING INDEXshow more

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