The Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Landmark Antidiscrimination Legislation

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Describes conditions before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, how it helps protect people, and the ways it continues to be enforced.

Rosen Pub Group
Before the Civil Rights Act was passed, African Americans faced widespread discrimination. This book captures the societal turmoil in America during the civil rights movement as African Americans began demanding their constitutional protections. With the use of primary source images, engaging sidebars, and well-written text, we see first hand the features of the movement, how presidents Kennedy and Johnson sought ways to guarantee their rights to African Americans, and just how life has changed in America since the passage of this important legislation.

Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1404204555 (library binding)
Branch Call Number: Y342.73085 WRI
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm

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