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.
A civil rights march, from Selma to Montgomery (Alabama), turns violent on March 7, 1965. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gets involved and leads the second attempt to march (on March 9, 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
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...
Woodrow Wilson, about to be inaugurated as U.S. President, learns that American women are marching in protest against his stance on female voting righ...
After South Carolina rejoined the Union, African-American males could vote. More blacks were involved in government in South Carolina than in any othe...
Six days after the United States elected Abraham Lincoln to serve as America''s 16th President, South Carolina held a meeting to endorse a call from t...
A pro-Southern political cartoon intended to show that American slaves were better-off than British workers.
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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