Race and American Law: Citizenship, Race, and the Law, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Kate Conley
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 153217506X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175060
  • DDC: 342.73083
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book takes a look at policies that have hindered people from becoming US citizens and the legal actions people of color have taken to be recognized by the federal government. Features include essential facts, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Dream Of Citizenship.
2: Citizenship And Whiteness.
3: Excluding The Chinese.
4: An Increase In Immigrants.
5: Eugenics, Laws, and War.
6: An Era Of Reform.
7: New Challenges.
8: Dreamers, Caravans, And The Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About The Authors.