Nonfiction Books Civil Rights Movement, The (20)

Civil Rights Movement, The (20)

Civil Rights Movement, The (20)
Item No. GS7060
ISBN-13 978-1-5382-4869-0
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction High-Lo U.S. History 20th Century Civil Rights Movement African American
# of Pages 32
Size 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
Author O'Mara, John
Reading Interest 2,3,4,5,6
Series A Look at U.S. History: Set 3
Publisher Gareth Stevens
Date Published 2020
Dewey Decimal 323.1196'073--dc23
Guided Reading Level J
 
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The rights of a nation's citizens are civil rights. In the 1950s and 1960s, black Americans organized a movement to demand these rights, including equal education, the right to vote, and many other freedoms. This significant and accessible volume takes readers through the key events of the movement, including its victories and disappointments. Central figures such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X are featured, and a timeline helps readers understand the movement's progression.