The Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906708

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Description

Although slavery was illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, segregation was prevalent, especially in the South. Through many uprisings, protests, and demonstrations, segregation was finally abolished and civil rights were established for people of varying colors, races, and genders. Today, we celebrate diversity in our nation because of the Civil Rights Movement of the twentieth century.

Reading Level
Lexile
790L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity History People & Places Reference & Study Aids Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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