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The Road to Civil Rights

Learning from the History Makers

This book is available for download with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. Apple Books on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


The Road to Civil Rights eBook takes readers on a journey through one of the most significant periods in America’s history. Travel through the timeline and listen to key historic figures talk about the events that shaped the future of the country.

Using a traditional backward-design teaching method, this interactive eLearning book delivers historical background on the major events of the civil rights movement, including:

- Brown vs. Board of Education
- Rosa Parks Takes a Seat
- The Montgomery Bus Boycott
- Bus Desegregation
- Non-violence and Civil Disobedience Movement
- Lunch Counter Sit-ins
- The March on Washington
- I Have a Dream Speech
- The March from Selma to Montgomery
- Voting Rights Act
- The Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Delivered through candid conversations, the impressions of seven civil rights pioneers provide students with a unique view into how the events of the civil rights movement unfolded. The captivating details come to life as they are relived by Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Congressman John R. Lewis, Maya Angelou, William T. Coleman, Judge Frank M. Johnson, and Andrew Young.

This multimedia eBook is appropriate for students in grades 7 through 12 in Civics, History, or other relevant Social Sciences settings.

What's New in Version 1.5

Version 1.5 contains updated content including additional photos of the March from Selma to Montgomery in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of this historic event.


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The Road to Civil Rights
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  • Free
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Politics & Current Events
  • Published: Jun 19, 2015
  • Publisher: Academy of Achievement
  • Seller: Academy of Achievement
  • Print Length: 81 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.5
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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