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 (www.accesstohistory.co.uk)Race Relations in the USA 1863-1980This 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.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 IntroductionChapter 2 The Development of Racial Problems in America, c.1600– c1860Chapter 3 The Civil War, Reconstruction and Jim CrowChapter 4 Protest or Accommodationism (c1880-c1915)Chapter 5 Factors Leading Toward Change in the First Half of the Twentieth CenturyChapter 6 The Start of the Civil Rights Movement I945–1960Chapter 7 Martin Luther King: King or Knave?Chapter 8 Black PowerChapter 9 How Much did Presidents Kennedy and Johnson Contribute?Chapter 10 American Race Relations 1968–1980GlossaryIndex
About the Author(s):
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.
A Level History students