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Plessy V Ferguson

Author : Thomas J. Davis Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780313391880
Genre : Law
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More than the story of one man's case, this book tells the story of entire generations of people marked as "mixed race" in America amid slavery and its aftermath, and being officially denied their multicultural identity and personal rights as a result.

Jim Crow A Historical Encyclopedia Of The American Mosaic

Author : Nikki L. M. Brown
ISBN : 9781610696647
Genre : History
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This one-volume reference work examines a broad range of topics related to the establishment, maintenance, and eventual dismantling of the discriminatory system known as Jim Crow. • Provides a one-stop source of information for students researching the period of American history dominated by the discriminatory system of Jim Crow laws • Puts phenomena such as "Sundown towns" within a larger framework of official discrimination • Documents the methods used to create, maintain, and dismantle Jim Crow

The Great Black Migration A Historical Encyclopedia Of The American Mosaic

Author : Steven A. Reich
ISBN : 9781610696661
Genre : Social Science
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Treating broad themes as well as specific topics, this guide to the Great Black Migration will introduce high school students to a touchstone critical to shaping the history of African Americans in the United States. • Provides students with essential information about key people, places, organizations, and events that defined the movement of Southern African Americans to the urban North and West • Covers the first major migration between the advent of World War I and the Great Depression and the second, smaller wave from 1940 to 1970 • Devotes considerable space to the social, cultural, and political world of black migrant communities of the urban North and West • Includes primary sources to promote critical thinking and interpretive reading underscored in the Common Core Standards • Features contributions from a wide range of disciplines, including art and music history, demography, economics, journalism, history, literary criticism, political science, and sociology

Civil Rights Movement

Author : Jamie J. Wilson
ISBN : 9781440804274
Genre : Political Science
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This book gives readers a comprehensive introduction to the topic of the Civil Rights Movement—arguably the most important political movement of the 20th century—and provides a road map for future study and historical inquiry. • Provides a chronology that traces the unfolding of the subject of movement over time • Features biographical profiles of the people and organizations central to the movement • Contains a selection of primary documents that provide readers with a fuller understanding of the subject • Includes an annotated bibliography that assesses the most important print, electronic, and media resources suitable for high school student research

The Great American Mosaic An Exploration Of Diversity In Primary Documents 4 Volumes

Author : Gary Y. Okihiro
ISBN : 9781610696135
Genre : Education
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Firsthand sources are brought together to illuminate the diversity of American history in a unique way—by sharing the perspectives of people of color who participated in landmark events. • Highlights the history and experience of people of color in the United States through 450 important documents and firsthand accounts • Introduces readers to multiple viewpoints about landmark events • Provides a unique and helpful "Guide to Why and How to Use Primary Documents"

Trail Of Tears

Author : Julia Coates
ISBN : 9780313384493
Genre : Social Science
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This book covers a critical event in U.S. history: the period of Indian removal and resistance from 1817 to 1839, documenting the Cherokee experience as well as Jacksonian policy and Native-U.S. relations. • Written by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, the volume provides current, informed perspectives on the Cherokee experience • Provides biographical sketches that introduce the reader to the key players on all sides of the event • Explains how intensified contact with Europeans through trading relationships and developing technological dependency changed Cherokee society and created a new "global economy" • Supplies primary document excerpts that offer additional insight and perspective on historical events, incorporating legislation, petitions, newspaper articles, court decisions, letters, and treaties • Examines a key curricular topic for high school and undergraduate student researchers—Indian removal and resistance in the 1800s • Includes portraits of important figures, such as Major Ridge, John Ridge, and John Ross as well as maps of Cherokee territory in the southeast and routes of the Trail of Tears

The Routledge History Of The Italian Americans

Author : William Connell
ISBN : 9781135046705
Genre : Social Science
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The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement, discrimination, anarchism, Fascism, World War II patriotism, assimilation, gender identity and popular culture. This landmark volume offers a clear and accessible overview of work in the growing academic field of Italian American Studies. Rich illustrations bring the story to life, drawing out the aspects of Italian American history and culture that make this ethnic group essential to the American experience.

African American Chronology

Author : Kwando Mbiassi Kinshasa
ISBN : 0313337977
Genre : Social Science
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Spanning from the fifthteenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century, offers a compilation of events experienced by people of African ancestry in America.

Video Sourcebook

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 1414400993
Genre : Performing Arts
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From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.

Business Law And The Legal Environment

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ISBN : 053888245X
Genre : Business law
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Concentrating on the black letter law that affects business, this text includes varied case studies, a focus on CPA preparation, summarized cases, supporting examples, ethical scenarios drawn from the real world, short vignettes and end-of-chapter case problems.

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