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Speaking Out: The Civil Rights Movement 1950-1964 (Crossroads America)

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"I have a dream." Everyone is familiar with these words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., but not everyone knows the struggle that surrounded them. In the 1950s, America was not a place of fulfilled dreams for the nation's black population. Widespread prejudice and segregation had left African Americans with fewer civil rights than other Americans. Bravely, the people did not remain quiet—a vibrant movement for civil rights began in the United States—one that would last for decades and would face innumerable challenges. Speaking Out is the story of America's extraordinary Civil Rights Movement.

About the Author

Writer and editor Kevin Supples has contributed to a variety of books for students and teachers. His past topics include ancient Africa, medieval Europe, and Native American history. He was first inspired by stories of the Civil Rights Movement when he and his sister were children. This is Kevin's seventh title for National Geographic. Kevin lives in Massachusetts near Boston.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792283591
Author:
Supples, Kevin
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Subject:
History
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History - United States/20th Century
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Social Science - Sociology
Subject:
Social Studies - Sociology
Subject:
Civil rights movements
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B306
Series:
Crossroads America
Publication Date:
January 2006
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
45 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in
Age Level:
10-14

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