The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History)
Paperback – February 1, 2015
Explores the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, including the struggles minorities had in achieving the right to vote, enforcement of the law, and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
You’re a U.S. citizen, so why are you being denied your right to vote? Even after civil rights legislation passes, many minorities are still being turned away from polls. It’s not fair, and you will fight for your right to have a say in your government. Will you: Brave violence while registering voters during the 1964 Freedom Summer in Mississippi? Witness brutality as you protest in the 1965 Selma March? Join the Chicano Movement to secure voting rights for Hispanic immigrants? YOU CHOOSE offers multiple perspectives on history, supporting Common Core reading standards and providing readers a front-row seat to the past.
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