Access to History: Race Relations in the USA 1863-1980 (Access to History 3rd Revised edition)

Access to History: Race Relations in the USA 1863-1980 (Access to History 3rd Revised edition)

By: Vivienne Saunders (author), Keith Randell (editor)Paperback

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Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online ( Race Relations in the USA 1863-1980 This title gives a detailed account of the history of Black, Hispanic, Native and Asian Americans since the American Civil War onwards and illustrates the changing nature of the political, social and economic struggles throughout this period. Particular attention is paid to the role of individuals such as Booker T Washington, Harry Truman and Martin Luther King, as well as examining the roles of government and other organisations in influencing the changes, progress and regressions which characterise this history of race relations.

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Vivienne Sanders taught History for over 30 years, mostly in independent schools. Her published works include many titles on American history for A Level and IB students, as well as articles for academic journals.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Development of Racial Problems in America, c.1600- c1860 Chapter 3 The Civil War, Reconstruction and Jim Crow Chapter 4 Protest or Accommodationism (c1880-c1915) Chapter 5 Factors Leading Toward Change in the First Half of the Twentieth Century Chapter 6 The Start of the Civil Rights Movement I945-1960 Chapter 7 Martin Luther King: King or Knave? Chapter 8 Black Power Chapter 9 How Much did Presidents Kennedy and Johnson Contribute? Chapter 10 American Race Relations 1968-1980 Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/04/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780340907054
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780340907054
  • weight: 432
  • ISBN10: 0340907053
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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