Title Civil Rights In America 1965-1980.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Edition Fourth Printing. Cambridge Perspectives in History Series.
Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2002.
0521000505 / 9780521000505
Seller ID 40610X1
Provides a comprehensive survey of the history of civil rights in America. Topics include: an examination of the concept of civil rights and its relation to the Constitution. The activities and impact of the Klu Klux Klan; labor relations; the development of the Civil Rights Movement; and the contemporary experience of African Americans and other minority groups. The book is illustrated and includes primary sources. The text is written in an accessible style, and contains illustrations and primary sources. The contents of the book covers: 1. The Founding Fathers and civil rights; 2. Reconstruction; 3. Return of white supremacy; 4. Jim Crow; 5. Early black protest; 6. Impact of war; 7. Labour relations; 8. The Civil Rights Movement; 9. Other minority groups; and conclusions.
(Key Words: Civil Rights, United States, Ron Field, Reconstruction, White Supremacy, Blacks, Jim Crow, Minority Rights, World War I, World War II, Slavery, Ku Klux Klan, Martin Luther King, United States Constitution, African Americans).