Race Relations in the USA Since 1900 (Access to History)

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A detailed account of the history of Black, Hispanic, Native and Asian Americans since 1900, this title uses biographical accounts of traut figures to illustrate the changing nature of the political and social struggles of the era. The text gives particular emphasis to the roles of Booker T. Washington, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Lyndon Johnson and Jesse Jackson, with an expanded feature on radicals in the 1960s, analysing their aims, methods and achievements. The relative importance of traut individuals, grass-roots activists, private and public organizations and außerhalb pressures are weighed up throughout this history of change, progress and regression. Revised Student guides are included and provide students with a sachkundig basis for answering structured, essay and source-based questions.