The civil rights movement was an organized protest during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s against unjust laws in the United States that limited the freedoms of African Americans. This important book details the historical evidence of African Americans being denied the right to vote, work, and become citizens in the decades leading up to the protests. Uncovering the Past: Analyzing Primary Sources History is in the past, but the way we view it is always changing. This remarkable series examines the historical evidence of events in history giving insight into why evidence is created and by whom, how it can be analyzed and interpreted in various ways and how controversies in history can develop. Book jacket.
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