Are people "born free?" Do governments "give rights" to citizens or do citizens give-up some rights to have "good government?" These are stories about people seeking and achieving their civil rights.
It started on 7 March 1965 when a civil rights march, from Selma to Montgomery, turns violent. MLK gets involved and leads the second attempt (on 9 March 1965). It wasn't until a Court Order was entered that the marchers could continue.
When Mamie Till-Bradley sees the disfigured body of her son, she orders the funeral director to put a glass top over the remains but to keep the coffin open.
Vorkuta, in Russia's northern climes, was once home to a Soviet-era forced labor camp.
South Carolina History Standard 8-5.5 Compare Industrial development in South Carolina to the rest of the United States
South Carolina History Standard 8-5.4 Summarize the policies and actions of South Carolina's political leadership implementing discriminatory laws tha...
South Carolina History Standard 8-5.3 Successes and Failures of Reconstruction in South Carolina
South Carolina History Standard 8-5.1 The impact of Reconstruction, Industrialization, and Progressivism
At the age of 28, Nikolai Getman boards a ship at Vanino as he heads to the forced labor camps at Kolyma.
America's Civil War significantly impacted Missouri, then a ''Slave State'' (but one that remained in the Union). Refugees, from Missouri's northern-b...
One of numerous relocation centers, during WWII, the Tule Lake internment camp was also known as a segregation center.
Tom Tanaka was living at Camp Poston when he created this painting of the place on May 17, 1942.
American children held jobs in many industries, including the cotton industry during the early 20th century. This girl was a spinner at a South Caroli...
Analyze How the Author Develops Key Concepts
Identifty Key Ideas or Concepts
Analyze How Complex Characters Develop
In spite of censorship in her time, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) remains one of Russia's most-loved poets of the 20th century.
Anne Frank, a Jewish girl living with her family in Amsterdam, was thirteen years old during the summer of 1942. At the time, German forces were...
Jean Valjean is the central character of Victor Hugo's ever-popular Les Miserables, but we don't really "meet him" until "Book Second" of Volume I.
United Irishmen, attempting to free Ireland from British control, lose a battle at Vinegar Hill.
Germany's Federal Archives contain SS photos from Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Anne Hutchinson, and six of her children, were murdered in a case of mistaken identity.
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