The Civil Rights Movement in Texas, 1st Edition

  • Kristin Rajczak
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  • ISBN-10: 1477745653
  • ISBN-13: 9781477745656
  • DDC: 323.1196
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 4th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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With riveting text, authentic photographs, and revealing primary sources, this book deeply examines the history of the civil rights movement in Texas. Readers will learn about the cultural tension and struggles of minorities from the beginning of Texas statehood until the mid-1900s. The text highlights key figures, as well as the organizations that contributed to social justice in Texas. Thorough inspection of the major events and social climate of the times gives readers an understanding of this major era in U.S. history, with a special focus on its presence in Texas.

Features and Benefits

  • Age Appropriate and Achievable Content, Detailed Table of Contents, Glossary, Graphic Organizers, Maps, Index, Sidebars, Social Studies Content, Timelines, Primary Sources, For Further Information Section, Background of State, Cultural Background.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Movement That Changed Texas.
2: A Different War to Fight.
3: Living in Fear.
4: Desegregation in Mansfield School.
5: Another Minority.
6: Securing the Vote.
7: The Fall of Jim Crow.
8: Lift Every Voice.
9: Modern Rights.
Reader Response Projects.