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

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Morris
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532175108
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175107
  • DDC: 346.73016
  • 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 explores the history of interracial marriage in the United States. This title discusses racist legislation to keep certain people from marrying, how people have combated it, and the face of marriage today. 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: Debating Interracial Marriage.
2: Marriage Laws Before The Civil War.
3: Race And Marriage After The Civil War.
4: Marriage Laws And Asian Exclusions.
5: Loving V. Virginia.
6: Race, Marriage, And Welfare Reform.
7: Marriage Laws And Immigration.
8: Marriage Today And In The Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About The Authors.