Perspectives on American Progress: The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Christina Eschbach
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 153215383X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153839
  • DDC: 346.730168
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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In 2015, the US Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country in the decision in the case Obergefell v. Hodges. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Jim Obergefell, one of the men involved in the case, activist Edith Windsor, and the Supreme Court justices who decided the case. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Making Same-Sex Marriage Legal.
2: Taking on DOMA.
3: Jim Obergefell.
4: The Majority Opinion.
5: The Dissenting Opinion.
Important Dates.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.