Civil and Human Rights

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Editors: K. Lee Lerner , Brenda Wilmoth Lerner , and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner
Date: 2006
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 2
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 940L

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2 Civil and Human Rights

Introduction to Civil and Human Rights … 41

PRIMARY SOURCES

Uncle Tom's Cabin … 42
George Cruikshank, c. 1862

The Jim Crow Car … 44
Frederick Douglass, 1855

The Suffragette Dilemma in World War One … 46
Maud Selbourne, 1915

Suffragette Lady Constance Lytton Goes on Hunger Strike … 48
Constance Lytton, 1914

Highlights from the First Session of the League of Nations … 53
Anonymous, 1921

Letters from Halle-Salle Prison … 58
Krystyna Wituska, 1943

Montgomery Bus Boycott … 61
Don Cravens, 1956

Mob Rule Cannot Be Allowed to Override the Decisions of Our Courts … 63
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1957

Negroes Plan Protest … 68
Anonymous, 1959

Civil Rights Workers Sing "We Shall Overcome" … 69
Anonymous, c. 1962

Letter From a Birmingham Jail … 71
Martin Luther King Jr., 1963

The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door … 74
Anonymous, 1963

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March from Selma … 77
Anonymous, 1965

We Shall Overcome … 79
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1965

Have Sanitation Workers a Future? … 83
Anonymous, 1968

Tennessee Halted in School Inquiry … 86
The New York Times, 1968

Olympic Athletes on Podium … 89
Anonymous, 1968

Godfather Wins Oscar As Best Film … 91
Steven V. Roberts, 1973

Britain's 1981 Urban Riots … 93
Anonymous, 1981

Afghan Women Tear off Burqas … 97
Pierre Celerier, 2001

Boycott Beijing 2008 … 100
Reporters Sans Frontie`res, 2001

Los Angeles 1992 Riots … 103
Alistair Cooke, 2004

Marching with a Message … 107
Scott Roberts, 2005

Relatives of the "Disappeared" Protest … 110
Martin Bernetti, 2005

Two Prosecutors at Guantanamo Quit in Protest … 111
Jess Bravin, 2005

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX2687500027