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The 1960s

by Marcovitz, Hal,

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 973.92 M333
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 973.92 M333
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 973.92 M33
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 973.92 M33
 
 
Summary
America was founded as a New World haven from tyranny and persecution. Yet slavery was accepted-and legal-in parts of America until the 1860s. The Understanding American History series portrays the many sides of America, depicting both its shining moments and its darker hours. The series strives to help readers achieve a wider understanding and appreciation of the American experience and to encourage further investigation into America's evolving character and founding principles. Primary and secondary source quotes bring historical events to life. A visual chronology, source notes, bibliography for further research, and index provide additional tools for student researchers. Other titles in the series include: The Abolition of Slavery The Civil Rights Movement Colonial America The Great Depression Prohibition The Roaring Twenties The Salem Witch Trials Book jacket.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The U.S. is an adaptable and resilient nation, and these thorough entries in the Understanding American History series prove it. Complemented by maps and archival photographs, each title relates the defining characteristics of each time period and the conditions that carved them while also identifying key people and events. The 1960s shows how the decade came to be identified as an era of change as mounting frustration against the war in Vietnam and the desire for civil rights led to rebellion among youth. From the Occupy Wall Street movements to the establishment of the federal minimum wage to the war on drugs, the titles in this series conclude with each time period's legacy. These books keep research interesting.--Leeper, Angela Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Understanding American history.
Subjects Nineteen sixties.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.
Publisher San Diego, CA :ReferencePoint Press,2013
Other Titles Nineteen sixties
Language English
Description 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781601524942 (lib. bdg.)
1601524943 (lib. bdg.)
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