History for the IB Diploma: Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas

History for the IB Diploma: Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas

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An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. This coursebook covers Higher Level option 3, Topic 11, Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas. The text is divided into clear sections following the IB syllabus structure and content specifications. It offers a sound historical account along with detailed explanations and analysis, and an emphasis on historical debate to prepare students for the in-depth, extended essay required in the Paper 3 examination. It also provides plenty of exam practice including student answers with examiner's comments, simplified mark schemes and practical advice on approaching the Paper 3 examination.show more

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  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1139547860
  • 9781139547864

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1. Introduction; 2. Native American movements in the Americas; 3. The African-American experience from slavery to the Great Depression; 4. The emergence of the civil rights movement in the 1940s and 1950s; 5. The peak of the campaign for civil rights 1960-65; 6. The achievement of the civil rights movement by 1968; 7. The growth of Black Power in the 1960s; 8. Youth protest movements in the Americas; 9. Feminist movements in the Americas; Exam practice; Further reading; Further information; Index; Acknowledgements.show more

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