Civil Rights Chapters

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.

Willing to risk the consequences for refusing to swearallegiancetoEdward, Wallace begins killing English men.

Unknown to his Edgardo Mortara's parents, a Catholic servant girl working in the Mortara household baptizes the sick Edgardo when he is a young child.

Edgardo Mortara is a Jewish child, living in a Papal State, who is legally removed from his home under canon laws regarding baptism.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer keeps his faith in the goodness of God even as the Nazis hang him.

Photographs, audio/video footage, documents, eyewitness testimony and memoirs all prove that the Holocaust occurs.

Famine and poverty follow the failed potato crop of 1845.

Kapu means rules and learn how Hawaiians lived with them!

After the arrest, Susan gives speech after speech to tell her story.

On November 28, 1872 Susan B. Anthony and 13 other women who vote are arrested.

Mary Dyer defies Puritan authorities and leaves Massachusetts with Hutchinson, but makes the mistake of going back to England.

Mary Dyer defies Puritan authorities and leaves Massachusetts with Hutchinson, but makes the mistake of going back to England.

Blacks are in favor of forced busing to get educational equality, but whites protest.

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