Synopses & Reviews
The United States has been shaped by the people and events of if its past. This series vividly describes events that determined the course of U.S. history and introduces young readers to the people who influenced these events. The easy-to-read text, historic photographs, suggested activities, and clear, simple maps help bring to life the causes of these events, their effects on people at the time, and their significance today. This book tells the story of African Americans from the time of slavery to the civil rights protests of the 1960s, looking in-depth at segregation and racism in the U.S. It details how the boycott came about and why it succeeded.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Table of Contents
Slavery in America --Segregation and racism --The boycott --Civil rights.