eBook Rodney King and the L.A. Riots, 1st Edition

  • Rebecca Rissman
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629680338
  • ISBN-13: 9781629680330
  • DDC: 305.800973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Essential Events offers a behind-the-scenes look at crucial moments of world history. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores revolutions, natural disasters, discoveries, and conflicts that had lasting effects. Also discussed are their causes and historical contexts. Eyewitness accounts allow readers to learn what happened in critical moments. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Delve in and discover how these Essential Events changed the world and how you live your life. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Arrest that Made History.
2: An Early Viral Video.
3: Life in Los Angeles.
4: Who is Rodney King?.
5: The Simi Valley Trial.
6: Riots Erupt.
7: “Can We All Get Along?”.
8: A Federal Trial.
9: Rodney King's Legacy.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
About the Consultant.