As the underlying source for so many important social, political, cultural, economic and personal events, its no wonder that the study of civil rights is among the leading topics used to advance cross-curriculum understanding of American history and current events. In just four comprehensive and consistent volumes, your students gain access to a rich set of data chosen by independent experts. This set focuses on the civil rights of Americas largest ethnic groups, but also covers selected immigrant groups, women and others.
American Civil Rights: Almanac offers essays, definitions, further readings and interpretation in two volumes. Information is arranged in six chapters by group: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, nonethnic groups, and selected immigrant groups. It also features approximately 120 photographs. Useful for report writing, the Almanac presents objective interpretation of the era.
American Civil Rights: Biographies introduces students to 23 people who symbolize American civil rights. Illustrated essays cover well-known and lesser-known individuals. Each entry includes a biographical overview, sidebars on related people and topics and a list of further reading. Each volume includes a timeline/chronology, photographs, glossrary, further reading section and a cumulative index.
American Civil Rights: Primary Sources allows students an