What was the March on Washington?

Title
What was the March on Washington?

Author
Krull, Kathleen author.

ISBN
9780448462875

Publication Information
New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2013.

Physical Description
105 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.

Series
Who was-- ?

Contents
Separate and not equal -- The power of marches -- JFK -- No detail too small -- A crowd gathers ... and gathers -- Millions of footsteps -- A wealth of words -- "We shall overcome".

Reading Level
900 L Lexile

Conference Subject
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)

Subject Term
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
 
Civil rights demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
 
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Added Author
Tomkinson, Tim

Summary
Describes the 1963 March on Washington, helmed by Martin Luther King, Jr., where over two hundred thousand people gathered to demand equal rights for all races, and explains why this event is still important in American history today.


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